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9679 Crutzen (2600 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009679
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .169166445169262 7.2627e-08  
a 2.431193770208065 1.2587e-08 au
q 2.019917362584311 1.7909e-07 au
i 1.267913667225716 7.3514e-06 deg
node 190.6449664482216 0.00024141 deg
peri 159.1143239181363 0.00024166 deg
M 274.5146968388145 1.5424e-05 deg
tp 2457929.288594453812
(2017-Jun-24.78859445)
6.0001e-05 JED
period 1384.611034018245
3.79
1.0753e-05
2.944e-08
d
yr
n .2600008169480297 2.0192e-09 deg/d
Q 2.84247017783182 1.4717e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      552  
   data-arc span      20291 days (55.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2016-04-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .61822  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:06:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.01287 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.56969 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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