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52293 Mommsen (1990 TQ3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2052293
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .196743460225642 3.2399e-08  
a 3.177799426518863 1.8188e-08 au
q 2.552588171442481 1.0427e-07 au
i 10.89367940044807 4.3386e-06 deg
node 24.16610012400849 2.0879e-05 deg
peri 72.05596344489426 2.5295e-05 deg
M 67.33546106194848 1.1592e-05 deg
tp 2458813.483494006922
(2019-Nov-25.98349401)
6.7096e-05 TDB
period 2069.131776335927
5.66
1.7763e-05
4.863e-08
d
yr
n .173986018733663 1.4937e-09 deg/d
Q 3.803010681595245 2.1766e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1316  
   data-arc span      11117 days (30.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-11  
   last obs. used      2021-03-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49487  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 06:17:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.59455 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.6023 au 
 T_jup = 3.142 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.19   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 9.967 km 0.143 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.035   0.007 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

52293 Mommsen           Discovered 1990 Oct. 12 by F. Börngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.
German classical historian and epigraphist Theodor Mommsen (1817-1903) revolutionized the study of Roman history and initiated the exploration of the Roman border fortifications in Germany ("limes"). A powerful writer, he won the 1902 Nobel Prize in literature.
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Reference: 20030501/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1990 TQ3 = 1998 FD146 
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