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11244 Andrekuipers (4314 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011244
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1727060927771691 3.8795e-08  
a 2.426142523618425 7.9446e-09 au
q 2.007132927843746 9.2061e-08 au
i 3.646565060560298 4.151e-06 deg
node 95.8659370758233 5.6002e-05 deg
peri 323.8430015923475 5.7304e-05 deg
M 135.5256341371947 1.2289e-05 deg
tp 2458680.872844558039
(2019-Jul-16.37284456)
4.6675e-05 TDB
period 1380.298104856948
3.78
6.7798e-06
1.856e-08
d
yr
n .2608132248629798 1.2811e-09 deg/d
Q 2.845152119393104 9.3167e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1610  
   data-arc span      21255 days (58.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-12-03  
   last obs. used      2021-02-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50166  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 22:38:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02048 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.48105 au 
 T_jup = 3.487 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.49   n/a E2021B10  
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

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Alternate Designations
 4314 T-2 = 1962 XR1 
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