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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 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1240538202060562 7.791e-08  
a 2.619814522208665 2.5822e-08 AU
q 2.294816522497376 2.0243e-07 AU
i 15.10321202927444 1.1201e-05 deg
node 350.4035091900973 2.54e-05 deg
peri 143.9814472679058 4.7227e-05 deg
M 270.5762470269037 3.8612e-05 deg
tp 2457385.228745572565
(2015-Dec-28.72874557)
0.00016659 JED
period 1548.831756678706
4.24
2.2899e-05
6.269e-08
d
yr
n .2324332507050212 3.4365e-09 deg/d
Q 2.944812521919954 2.9025e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      701  
   data-arc span      13353 days (36.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-03-05  
   last obs. used      2014-09-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51521  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:17:15  

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 Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) 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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