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266725 Vonputtkamer (2009 RU26)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2266725
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1694423497220617 1.3004e-07  
a 2.305057128318737 1.9375e-08 au
q 1.914482832252822 3.0086e-07 au
i 3.17364774106477 9.9224e-06 deg
node 320.0344309423813 0.0001883 deg
peri 7.321711787966513 0.00019194 deg
M 52.82988024876876 3.9498e-05 deg
tp 2458812.915006563727
(2019-Nov-25.41500656)
0.00013989 TDB
period 1278.265203689009
3.50
1.6117e-05
4.413e-08
d
yr
n .2816316981492245 3.5509e-09 deg/d
Q 2.695631424384651 2.2658e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      162  
   data-arc span      5628 days (15.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-10-09  
   last obs. used      2018-03-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58151  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-14 12:26:32  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .902961 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.63161 au 
 T_jup = 3.567 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.3   n/a MPO433731  

266725 Vonputtkamer           Discovered 2009 Sept. 13 by M. Busch and R. Kresken at the ESA Optical Ground Station, Tenerife.
Jesco von Puttkamer (b. 1933) is a German-born aerospace engineer and senior NASA manager. In 1962 he emigrated to the US, following an invitation to join the rocket team in Huntsville, Alabama. He was involved in all NASA manned-spaceflight programs from Apollo to the ISS.
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Reference: 20111012/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-10-13

Alternate Designations
 2009 RU26 = 2002 TR273 
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