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11426 Molster (2527 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011426
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .282501287672222 3.83e-08  
a 3.153280667139414 1.7707e-08 au
q 2.262474818280606 1.2099e-07 au
i 15.14374434765096 4.5634e-06 deg
node 185.752261255536 1.5392e-05 deg
peri 212.8010010657259 1.7054e-05 deg
M 138.8872243195907 9.574e-06 deg
tp 2457811.454282840718
(2017-Feb-26.95428284)
5.0489e-05 TDB
period 2045.231010763846
5.60
1.7228e-05
4.717e-08
d
yr
n .1760192360204574 1.4827e-09 deg/d
Q 4.044086515998221 2.271e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1211  
   data-arc span      21409 days (58.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2019-05-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51782  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 01:55:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28289 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.47798 au 
 T_jup = 3.092 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO435807  
diameter diameter 9.515 km 0.156 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.093   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

11426 Molster           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Lucia Glen Molster (2007 Apr. 26-27) was the beloved daughter of Dutch astronomers Frank and Nathalie Molster.
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Reference: 20070730/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-07

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Alternate Designations
 2527 P-L = 1977 SY = 1977 TD7 
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