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10171 Takaotengu (1995 EE8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010171
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .124053813285042 7.3074e-08  
a 2.619814518912922 2.3017e-08 AU
q 2.294816537742256 1.9314e-07 AU
i 15.10321473385519 1.0537e-05 deg
node 350.4035091374199 2.4467e-05 deg
peri 143.9814487538338 4.6668e-05 deg
M 270.5762470017937 3.8541e-05 deg
tp 2457385.228744954609
(2015-Dec-28.72874495)
0.00016619 JED
period 1548.831753756046
4.24
2.0411e-05
5.588e-08
d
yr
n .2324332511436248 3.0631e-09 deg/d
Q 2.944812500083588 2.5872e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      815  
   data-arc span      13490 days (36.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-03-05  
   last obs. used      2015-02-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50196  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 14:21:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.32255 AU 
 T_jup = 3.346 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1 mag n/a MPO267748  
rotation period rot_per 8.245 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-May); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2007) Minor Planet Bul. 34, 32-37.]

10171 Takaotengu           Discovered 1995 Mar. 7 by M. Hirasawa and S. Suzuki at Nyukasa.
Takaotengu is a legendary supernatural creature on Mt. Takao, the history of which dates back to 1300 or earlier as a holy place in the western part of Tokyo. Tall and strong, Takaotengu had a long nose on his red face and wings on his back. He was able to fly and had the power to spawn thunderstorms.
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Reference: 20081113/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-11-17

Alternate Designations
 1995 EE8 = 1978 EF2 = 1980 TF5 
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