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17484 Ganghofer (1991 RY4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017484
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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 .1716690324717927 4.4459e-08  
a 2.701145802501554 1.1581e-08 au
q 2.237442716020869 1.1779e-07 au
i 2.211332306317339 3.8825e-06 deg
node 214.9114080911743 9.4357e-05 deg
peri 148.0545813988465 9.4888e-05 deg
M 168.9083422264832 1.2671e-05 deg
tp 2458239.702518322468
(2018-May-01.20251832)
5.4908e-05 TDB
period 1621.513122404966
4.44
1.0428e-05
2.855e-08
d
yr
n .2220148545366452 1.4278e-09 deg/d
Q 3.16484888898224 1.3569e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1365  
   data-arc span      15041 days (41.18 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-29  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51402  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 22:05:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.23542 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.29867 au 
 T_jup = 3.345 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.6   n/a MPO416895  
diameter diameter 4.741 km 0.156 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.072   0.008 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17484 Ganghofer           Discovered 1991 Sept. 13 by F. Borngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.
German author Ludwig Ganghofer (1855-1920), son of a forester, studied philosophy, was a dramatic advisor and editor, first in Vienna and later in Bavaria. He wrote numerous popular romantic dramas, short stories and novels, mainly with climbing or hunting themes. Some of these were made into movies.
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Reference: 20010309/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 1991 RY4 = 1978 WP1 = 1978 WY16 
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