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108953 Pieraerts (2001 PM29)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2108953
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1247347131567487 4.3576e-08  
a 2.449555856053759 1.7957e-08 au
q 2.144011208987459 1.0963e-07 au
i 6.074685924122528 5.4356e-06 deg
node 204.9240120644554 4.4131e-05 deg
peri 99.99126975519599 5.626e-05 deg
M 350.9867795019787 4.3824e-05 deg
tp 2459035.559598815422
(2020-Jul-05.05959882)
0.00017076 TDB
period 1400.326950430501
3.83
1.5398e-05
4.216e-08
d
yr
n .2570828190440279 2.827e-09 deg/d
Q 2.755100503120058 2.0197e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      514  
   data-arc span      6464 days (17.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-08-11  
   last obs. used      2019-04-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .61708  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 06:12:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.13938 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.46646 au 
 T_jup = 3.478 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.0   n/a MPO432613  

108953 Pieraerts           Discovered 2001 Aug. 13 by T. Pauwels at Uccle.
Godfried Thomas Pieraerts (1908-1984) was Father at the Norbertine Abbey of Park Louvain (Belgium) and lived since 1964 in the Abbey of Grimbergen. In 1967 he founded the MIRA Public Observatory on abbey grounds. The name of the observatory refers to the variable star o Ceti, also known as Mira.
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Reference: 20101128/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-12-06
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