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9685 Korteweg (4247 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009685
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1323574022226834 6.3501e-08  
a 2.423611184995793 1.5184e-08 AU
q 2.10282830455191 1.5975e-07 AU
i 1.274085280940179 5.4454e-06 deg
node 258.6902657318152 0.00026464 deg
peri 303.4099893151425 0.00026578 deg
M 289.8341761464939 2.4041e-05 deg
tp 2457269.106165505016
(2015-Sep-03.60616551)
9.3054e-05 JED
period 1378.138447910118
3.77
1.2951e-05
3.546e-08
d
yr
n .2612219407606856 2.4549e-09 deg/d
Q 2.744394065439676 1.7194e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1070  
   data-arc span      19851 days (54.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2015-01-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52764  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 13:26:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1013 AU 
 T_jup = 3.500 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO324398  

9685 Korteweg           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Diederik Johannes Korteweg (1848-1941), professor of mathematics at the University of Amsterdam, is known in particular for the Korteweg-de Vries equation on solitary waves and for editing the complete works of Christiaan Huygens. The name was suggested by W. A. Fröger.
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Reference: 20010705/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 4247 P-L = 1989 GC2 
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