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9492 Veltman (2066 T-1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009492
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .135261244372483 1.2337e-08  
a 2.184829393434371 5.7675e-09 au
q 1.889306650936861 2.7208e-08 au
i 2.906667025718251 4.9648e-07 deg
node 136.3766272113487 9.6765e-06 deg
peri 252.9283485427322 1.0928e-05 deg
M 289.5532664983427 8.1695e-06 deg
tp 2459431.325126040734
(2021-Aug-04.82512604)
2.7259e-05 TDB
period 1179.572724585013
3.23
4.6707e-06
1.279e-08
d
yr
n .305195256296429 1.2085e-09 deg/d
Q 2.480352135931882 6.5476e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1923  
   data-arc span      18097 days (49.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-03-24  
   last obs. used      2020-10-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47951  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 21:25:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .895368 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.9451 au 
 T_jup = 3.664 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.62   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 2.806 km 0.473 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.243   0.079 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  

9492 Veltman           Discovered 1971 Mar. 25 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Martinus J. G. Veltman (b. 1931) is professor of physics at the Universities of Utrecht and Michigan. Together with his colleague G. 't Hooft he won the 1999 Nobel Prize in physics, awarded for placing particle physics theory on a firmer mathematical foundation and for elucidating the quantum structure of electroweak interactions.
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Reference: 20000320/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 2066 T-1 = 1979 XF1 = 1985 RR2 = 1990 BR2 = 1992 YD4 
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