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9909 Eschenbach (4355 T-1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009909
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1647625502721365 6.1118e-08  
a 2.347273185789191 1.2704e-08 AU
q 1.960530469513161 1.4345e-07 AU
i 4.323740809564934 6.2003e-06 deg
node 147.1784640701226 7.2979e-05 deg
peri 240.3638177284967 7.4912e-05 deg
M 151.6051680848427 1.7318e-05 deg
tp 2456247.334114439812
(2012-Nov-15.83411444)
6.1563e-05 JED
period 1313.541756638686
3.60
1.0664e-05
2.92e-08
d
yr
n .2740681810688906 2.225e-09 deg/d
Q 2.734015902065221 1.4797e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1179  
   data-arc span      16296 days (44.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1969-11-15  
   last obs. used      2014-06-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50551  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:22:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .967708 AU 
 T_jup = 3.538 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 33470)  

9909 Eschenbach           Discovered 1971 Mar. 26 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Wolfram von Eschenbach (1168-1220) was, with von Aue and Gottfried von Strassburg, one of the greatest poets of medieval times. Beginning as a song writer, he later wrote three great epics: Parzifal, with the fragmentarian Gralsepos of Chrèstien de Troyes as a basis, and the two unfinished works Titurel and Willehalm.
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Reference: 19990402/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

Alternate Designations
 4355 T-1 = 1969 VD2 = 1994 RW4 
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