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11905 Giacometti (1991 VL6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011905
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .162818556911801 3.3153e-08  
a 2.560847466653661 1.0178e-08 au
q 2.143893977661871 8.6637e-08 au
i 13.27446586570221 3.6603e-06 deg
node 205.6915198644289 1.7976e-05 deg
peri 204.6029407289867 2.3672e-05 deg
M 256.7062364439629 1.783e-05 deg
tp 2459029.982620362339
(2020-Jun-29.48262036)
7.5495e-05 TDB
period 1496.835220323477
4.10
8.9238e-06
2.443e-08
d
yr
n .2405074353623249 1.4338e-09 deg/d
Q 2.977800955645452 1.1835e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1347  
   data-arc span      10246 days (28.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-11-06  
   last obs. used      2019-11-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5324  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 23:20:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.15905 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.44421 au 
 T_jup = 3.379 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO347619  

11905 Giacometti           Discovered 1991 Nov. 6 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
The work of Swiss sculptor Alberto Giacometti (1901-1966), often compared to that of the Existentialists, contrasted with the avant-garde in that it attempted to equal reality so that a sculpture, like "Observing Head" (1927), would be perceived as if it were alive. Other masterpieces are "The Palace at 4 a.m." and "1 + 1 = 3".
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Reference: 20011230/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 1991 VL6 = 1993 FX28 
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