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9680 Molina (3557 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009680
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1083530304145055 4.9898e-08  
a 2.270874135211194 1.072e-08 au
q 2.024818040971141 1.145e-07 au
i 4.656836150310785 5.6907e-06 deg
node 312.4911801421496 6.2183e-05 deg
peri 150.2901315896041 7.4264e-05 deg
M 337.0862503277705 3.4997e-05 deg
tp 2457480.057602319742
(2016-Apr-01.55760232)
0.00012139 JED
period 1249.936708081361
3.42
8.8507e-06
2.423e-08
d
yr
n .2880145831964533 2.0394e-09 deg/d
Q 2.516930229451246 1.1881e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1039  
   data-arc span      22723 days (62.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-10-01  
   last obs. used      2015-12-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53376  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:11:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.04293 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59653 au 
 T_jup = 3.600 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5 mag n/a MPO347602  

9680 Molina           Discovered 1960 Oct. 22 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Mario J. Molina (b. 1943) was a co-recipient of the 1995 Nobel Prize in chemistry, awarded for work in atmospheric chemistry.
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Reference: 20001111/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 3557 P-L = 1989 BM1 
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