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11244 Andrekuipers (4314 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011244
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1726162362506122 3.9448e-08  
a 2.426562504606222 8.0906e-09 au
q 2.007698418034237 9.3929e-08 au
i 3.646555377101282 4.3952e-06 deg
node 95.86819450101744 5.7209e-05 deg
peri 323.8958530928664 5.8507e-05 deg
M 83.3143050541115 1.2303e-05 deg
tp 2458680.976557877853
4.6913e-05 TDB
period 1380.65652818281
n .2607455168258425 1.3041e-09 deg/d
Q 2.845426591178207 9.4871e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1403  
   data-arc span      20883 days (57.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-12-03  
   last obs. used      2020-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50822  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 19:59:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02174 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.47997 au 
 T_jup = 3.487 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO350892  
rotation period rot_per 18.914 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1966-Mar-07 23:34 < 00:01 Juno 0.0447289864580188 0.0447244522711914 0.0447335207053853 4.80695805396249 4.8069579973794 2439192.481859951 0.35891213324301 240.566638746179 27.0943121437431 20.2120169091584 89164.4472215226 T 24 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Feb-22 19:59:26 2020-Feb-22 19:59

Alternate Designations
 4314 T-2 = 1962 XR1 
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