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233967 Vierkant (2010 BN4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2233967
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02146569160329352 7.0269e-08  
a 2.749857454995867 2.4178e-08 au
q 2.690829862913908 1.8661e-07 au
i 5.17941045923107 4.9119e-06 deg
node 286.8170814876917 8.8042e-05 deg
peri 223.8954744757148 0.00016036 deg
M 56.88889743601311 0.00013274 deg
tp 2458737.298284518108
(2019-Sep-10.79828452)
0.00061414 TDB
period 1665.573105544118
4.56
2.1967e-05
6.014e-08
d
yr
n .2161418185738496 2.8506e-09 deg/d
Q 2.808885047077826 2.4697e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      295  
   data-arc span      7502 days (20.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-10-13  
   last obs. used      2020-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .62008  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-21 11:14:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.70472 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.19707 au 
 T_jup = 3.340 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457457.5 (2016-Mar-10.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02255701818170668 7.0123e-08  
q 2.687956397463214 1.8648e-07 au
tp 2457069.359752300611
(2015-Feb-15.85975230)
0.00058688 TDB
node 286.8367411688825 8.8045e-05 deg
peri 223.5101648287148 0.00015535 deg
i 5.179272578754357 4.9119e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      295  
   data-arc span      7502 days (20.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-10-13  
   last obs. used      2020-04-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .62008  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-21 11:14:38  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.19707 au 
 T_jup = 3.340 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 4.917243060158823E-15 -1.298305038174248E-14 1.789853652525182E-11 -3.366071498466962E-14 3.93842957533331E-12 -3.426118339007691E-15
q -1.298305038174248E-14 3.477376918425591E-14 -4.990137092887148E-11 8.938457961396302E-14 -1.094883138897676E-11 9.682551119037682E-15
tp 1.789853652525182E-11 -4.990137092887148E-11 3.444227441527383E-7 -2.110632166394968E-10 7.522506196250284E-8 -2.387249863564893E-11
node -3.366071498466962E-14 8.938457961396302E-14 -2.110632166394968E-10 7.751915757352424E-9 -7.76586686958085E-9 1.575592936179563E-10
peri 3.93842957533331E-12 -1.094883138897676E-11 7.522506196250284E-8 -7.76586686958085E-9 2.413482593642653E-8 -1.621010859043631E-10
i -3.426118339007691E-15 9.682551119037682E-15 -2.387249863564893E-11 1.575592936179563E-10 -1.621010859043631E-10 2.412691127493221E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9   n/a MPO418249  

233967 Vierkant           Discovered 2010 Jan. 24 by R. Kracht at the Sierra Stars Observatory.
Gisela Vierkant (b. 1919), mother of the discoverer, lived for many years in the city of Bremen, where Wilhelm Olbers discovered (2) Pallas and (4) Vesta at the Lilienthal Observatory.
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Reference: 20100527/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-12-06

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