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10067 Bertuch (1989 AL6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010067
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08958453548658517 3.778e-08  
a 2.23908472704547 7.2372e-09 au
q 2.038497361857994 8.4669e-08 au
i 1.788888298796315 3.3873e-06 deg
node 112.8294182195655 0.00011942 deg
peri 247.7081265671074 0.00012076 deg
M 128.533134992427 1.7741e-05 deg
tp 2458163.565016827602
6.0137e-05 TDB
period 1223.782442957848
n .2941699336116393 1.4262e-09 deg/d
Q 2.439672092232946 7.8856e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1661  
   data-arc span      12124 days (33.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-03-12  
   last obs. used      2019-05-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .56296  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 19:04:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03482 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.90086 au 
 T_jup = 3.630 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6   n/a MPO328793  
diameter diameter 2.783 km 0.407 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.361   0.043 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

10067 Bertuch           Discovered 1989 Jan. 11 by F. Borngen at Tautenburg.
Named for the German author, bookseller and successful liberal employer Friedrich Justin Bertuch (1747-1822), who lived in the city of Weimar. He translated the great Spanish romance Don Quixote into German. In 1786, together with the illustrator G. M. Kraus, he founded the first German fashion magazine, Journal des Luxus und der Moden. In 1798 he published Allgemeine Geographische Ephemeriden, the first German astronomical journal, and the so-called "Black" star atlas by Goldbach. Bertuch was the owner of the Weimar Geographical Institute, in which von Zach was employed as a supervisor in the field of cartography. Name endorsed by P. Brosche.
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Reference: 19990728/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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Alternate Designations
 1989 AL6 = 1986 EZ3 = 1997 PK 
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