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24712 Boltzmann (1991 RP3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2024712
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2383935386649136 2.7328e-08  
a 2.344449868744869 7.0254e-09 au
q 1.785548168312287 6.3297e-08 au
i 4.916295532399364 3.5664e-06 deg
node 219.7444892762822 3.5084e-05 deg
peri 122.2458884572208 3.5776e-05 deg
M 63.65911170889131 6.9768e-06 deg
tp 2458968.644220354756
2.5077e-05 TDB
period 1311.172563229938
n .2745634023283536 1.2341e-09 deg/d
Q 2.903351569177451 8.7002e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1281  
   data-arc span      10745 days (29.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-12  
   last obs. used      2021-02-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52896  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 04:47:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .781941 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.53281 au 
 T_jup = 3.518 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.39   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 2.273 km 0.128 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.284   0.044 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

24712 Boltzmann           Discovered 1991 Sept. 12 by F. Borngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.
Austrian physicist Ludwig Boltzmann (1844-1906) confirmed Maxwellian electrodynamics experimentally in 1872 and is one of the founders of the kinetic theory of gases. He explained thermodynamics in terms of statistical mechanics and black-body radiation. The name was suggested by the first discoverer.
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Reference: 20010804/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
2029-Nov-16 01:36 < 00:01 Amphi 0.0477422418384725 0.0477413197199799 0.047743163983067 5.06978370061646 5.06978367686552 2462456.566956905 0.377353522139376 120.915758240979 39.8729508533126 -78.4387548744619 175828.897021723 T 26 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Apr-13 04:47:51 2021-Apr-13 04:47

Alternate Designations
 1991 RP3 = 1998 OF15 
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