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118178 Rinckart (1992 SJ26)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2118178
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2398778665949352 7.5951e-08  
a 2.589105343787935 2.0359e-08 au
q 1.968036277530539 2.0588e-07 au
i 9.087999804258049 6.0525e-06 deg
node 39.0250816715905 2.3174e-05 deg
peri 336.5386741331621 2.4267e-05 deg
M 231.8538130131121 6.499e-06 deg
tp 2459542.159289736259
(2021-Nov-23.65928974)
2.9448e-05 TDB
period 1521.678864506561
4.17
1.7948e-05
4.914e-08
d
yr
n .2365807979574837 2.7905e-09 deg/d
Q 3.210174410045331 2.5243e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      919  
   data-arc span      10094 days (27.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-09-08  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50185  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 20:17:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .973722 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.25672 au 
 T_jup = 3.362 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO436567  
diameter diameter 6.169 km 0.109 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.061   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

118178 Rinckart           Discovered 1992 Sept. 23 by F. Börngen at Tautenburg.
The author, composer and theologian Martin Rinckart (1586-1649) underwent the horrors of the Thirty Years' War. In 1648, when the Peace of Westphalia was negotiated, all Europe began to sing his composition Nun danket alle Gott ("Now thank we all our God"). This became an international ecumenical hymn.
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Reference: 20060613/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

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Alternate Designations
 1992 SJ26 = 2002 CO 
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