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9679 Crutzen (2600 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009679
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1679746577278167 8.9266e-08  
a 2.431781147894236 7.5902e-09 AU
q 2.023303541907744 2.1825e-07 AU
i 1.263986899256551 9.5376e-06 deg
node 190.8023493513862 0.00027054 deg
peri 158.43880455 0.0002709 deg
M 67.29304139864522 1.8538e-05 deg
tp 2456541.587621520791
(2013-Sep-06.08762152)
7.1226e-05 JED
period 1385.112848449614
3.79
6.4849e-06
1.775e-08
d
yr
n .2599066208958754 1.2168e-09 deg/d
Q 2.840258753880728 8.8651e-09 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      432  
   data-arc span      19505 days (53.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2014-02-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .66844  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Mar-22 10:55:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.01573 AU 
 T_jup = 3.487 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9 mag n/a MPO267746  

9679 Crutzen           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Paul Crutzen (b. 1933) was a co-recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry for work in atmospheric chemistry, particularly concerning the formation and decomposition of ozone. The name was suggested by W. A. Fröger.
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Reference: 20001111/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 2600 P-L = 1994 PY20 
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