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266725 Vonputtkamer (2009 RU26)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2266725
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1694435322022831 1.2332e-07  
a 2.30571249755847 1.9157e-08 au
q 1.915024427729215 2.8458e-07 au
i 3.173618065270305 9.4736e-06 deg
node 320.0335840364977 0.00017935 deg
peri 7.429245821295552 0.00018268 deg
M 164.206314180276 3.8075e-05 deg
tp 2458813.197941125491
(2019-Nov-25.69794113)
0.00013358 TDB
period 1278.810393151414
3.50
1.5937e-05
4.363e-08
d
yr
n .2815116313786287 3.5084e-09 deg/d
Q 2.696400567387725 2.2403e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      170  
   data-arc span      6665 days (18.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-10-09  
   last obs. used      2021-01-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57685  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-14 03:17:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .902798 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.63048 au 
 T_jup = 3.567 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.41   n/a MPCxxxxx  

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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