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9679 Crutzen (2600 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009679
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1680298024457615 8.5775e-08  
a 2.433108160772075 1.3535e-08 AU
q 2.024273477188372 2.126e-07 AU
i 1.264099515446873 8.8773e-06 deg
node 190.7456479166127 0.00025266 deg
peri 158.690760769119 0.00025309 deg
M 119.0331236426574 1.701e-05 deg
tp 2456542.140877230045
(2013-Sep-06.64087723)
6.5711e-05 JED
period 1386.24677860718
3.80
1.1567e-05
3.167e-08
d
yr
n .2596940209748995 2.167e-09 deg/d
Q 2.841942844355777 1.581e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      435  
   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      .62885  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 19:36:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.01841 AU 
 T_jup = 3.486 
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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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