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9680 Molina (3557 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009680
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1084247203615279 6.2626e-08  
a 2.271351404390127 1.3075e-08 AU
q 2.025080763526364 1.3926e-07 AU
i 4.65698728076847 7.4523e-06 deg
node 312.4952289319826 6.411e-05 deg
peri 150.1681524681509 7.6629e-05 deg
M 222.0238716484361 3.7301e-05 deg
tp 2457479.710554998988
(2016-Apr-01.21055500)
0.00012965 JED
period 1250.330777220133
3.42
1.0796e-05
2.956e-08
d
yr
n .2879238090902552 2.4862e-09 deg/d
Q 2.51762204525389 1.4493e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      844  
   data-arc span      21827 days (59.76 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-10-01  
   last obs. used      2013-07-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5561  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 19:36:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.04329 AU 
 T_jup = 3.600 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO266010  

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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