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12166 Oliverherrmann (3372 T-2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012166
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1826631518213 4.1231e-08  
a 2.647349157091248 1.1981e-08 au
q 2.163776016085499 1.0809e-07 au
i 6.587515215370173 4.5115e-06 deg
node 144.0156284786488 3.9185e-05 deg
peri 329.1194023484329 4.1387e-05 deg
M 209.7810197991932 1.296e-05 deg
tp 2459657.004294363649
5.7781e-05 TDB
period 1573.313476466034
n .2288164471892973 1.5533e-09 deg/d
Q 3.130922298096997 1.4169e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1236  
   data-arc span      16775 days (45.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-19  
   last obs. used      2019-08-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51877  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 01:11:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.18315 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98391 au 
 T_jup = 3.359 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO302140  
diameter diameter 4.061 km 0.189 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.295   0.064 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

12166 Oliverherrmann           Discovered 1973 Sept. 25 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Neurologist Oliver Herrmann (b. 1973) displays unbelievable energy and persistence in his care for his patients (including the second discoverer in April 2008) in the stroke department of the Heidelberg University hospital.
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Reference: 20081113/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-11-17

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Alternate Designations
 3372 T-2 = 1988 FR = 1991 YR2 = 1997 GN39 = 1998 MK38 
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