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11244 Andrekuipers (4314 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011244
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1727826424330498 3.8312e-08  
a 2.425911854830474 7.474e-09 au
q 2.006756394243203 9.119e-08 au
i 3.64660497655492 3.7339e-06 deg
node 95.86523069629365 5.0574e-05 deg
peri 323.8037401202455 5.1546e-05 deg
M 186.7010379881149 1.1473e-05 deg
tp 2460060.861432361863
(2023-Apr-26.36143236)
4.5273e-05 TDB
period 1380.101258966965
3.78
6.3779e-06
1.746e-08
d
yr
n .2608504250401653 1.2055e-09 deg/d
Q 2.845067315417744 8.7654e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1810  
   data-arc span      21390 days (58.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-12-03  
   last obs. used      2021-06-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4941  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 02:38:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02041 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.48212 au 
 T_jup = 3.487 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.51   n/a MPO614063  
rotation period rot_per 18.914 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

11244 Andrékuipers           Discovered 1973 Sept. 29 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Dutch physician André Kuipers (b. 1958) is a European Space Agency astronaut who has had an inspiring role in promoting space among young people.
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Reference: 20070730/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-07

Alternate Designations
 4314 T-2 = 1962 XR1 
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