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1965 van de Kamp (2521 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001965
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1068026514413679 3.5682e-08  
a 2.567632169731483 7.1778e-09 au
q 2.293402246078009 9.0649e-08 au
i 2.220011307767303 3.3892e-06 deg
node 88.19237143535109 9.157e-05 deg
peri 343.0536917911068 9.3034e-05 deg
M 126.8260167381482 1.597e-05 deg
tp 2458471.076163069024
6.6352e-05 TDB
period 1502.78772602832
n .239554791248818 1.0045e-09 deg/d
Q 2.841862093384958 7.9444e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2830  
   data-arc span      33843 days (92.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1927-08-31  
   last obs. used      2020-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44165  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:33:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.30805 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.38773 au 
 T_jup = 3.422 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.0   n/a MPO431517  
diameter diameter 13.606 km 0.289 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 36. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 lower-limit; Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Hayes-Gehrke, M.A.; Fromm, T.; Junghans, P.; Lochan, I.; Murphy, S. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 204-205.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.151   0.024 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

1965 van de Kamp           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten- Groeneveld at Leiden, on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Named in honor of Peter van de Kamp, director of Sproul Observatory from 1937 until 1972, well known for his investigations on astrometric binary stars.
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Reference: MPC 5038Last Updated: 2006-03-21

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Alternate Designations
 2521 P-L = 1927 QG = 1956 TN 
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