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11242 Franspost (2144 T-1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011242
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0588958411983307 4.0686e-08  
a 2.279019734908729 8.5752e-09 au
q 2.144794950513683 9.2877e-08 au
i 6.446084904239035 4.195e-06 deg
node 161.1970912295055 3.6653e-05 deg
peri 75.02923124904621 4.962e-05 deg
M 58.96073814276323 3.4912e-05 deg
tp 2458794.683131137263
(2019-Nov-07.18313114)
0.0001216 TDB
period 1256.667998476874
3.44
7.0926e-06
1.942e-08
d
yr
n .2864718449394213 1.6168e-09 deg/d
Q 2.413244519303775 9.0802e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1042  
   data-arc span      17601 days (48.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-03-24  
   last obs. used      2019-06-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58312  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 19:58:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.14445 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.57502 au 
 T_jup = 3.596 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.5   n/a MPO435805  

11242 Franspost           Discovered 1971 Mar. 25 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Dutch painter Frans Post (1612-1680) was one of the first European-trained artists to paint in the Americas. He recorded various aspects of life and the local atmosphere of Dutch Brazil, or Nieuw Holland, in his paintings.
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Reference: 20040306/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-03-08

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Alternate Designations
 2144 T-1 = 1993 UV6 
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