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7043 Godart (1934 RB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007043
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1860919895218447 3.1469e-08  
a 2.244798881688051 6.2124e-09 au
q 1.82705979171831 7.0041e-08 au
i 5.996247011082118 3.787e-06 deg
node 163.4077522939928 3.0289e-05 deg
peri 129.9963191335841 3.1755e-05 deg
M 210.5987915688781 1.0062e-05 deg
tp 2459510.319206137097
3.4876e-05 TDB
period 1228.470078232129
n .2930474306041462 1.2165e-09 deg/d
Q 2.662537971657792 7.3685e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2813  
   data-arc span      31283 days (85.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1934-09-02  
   last obs. used      2020-04-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44976  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 02:42:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .818146 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.5463 au 
 T_jup = 3.602 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2   n/a MPO458901  
diameter diameter 5.721 km 0.136 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 8.4531 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2008)]
[Hanus, J.; Broz, M.; Durech, J.; Warner, B.D.; et al. (2013) Astron. Astrophys. 559, A134.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.225   0.042 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

7043 Godart           Discovered 1934 Sept. 2 by E. Delporte at Uccle.
Named in honor of Odon Godart (1913-1996), Belgian mathematician who published distinguished papers on cosmics rays, theoretical and applied meteorology and cosmology. He was a professor at the Catholic University of Louvain and worked in the team of Georges Lemaître. His main contribution was the introduction of isobaric coordinates in meteorology (1942), and this generated new developments in applied meteorology. He served as president of the Belgian Society for Astronomy, Meteorology and Physics of the Earth. Proposal made and citation provided by P. Pâquet.
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Reference: 19960828/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-09-26

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Alternate Designations
 1934 RB = 1974 KJ = 1978 US = 1987 FZ1 = 1992 YA 
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