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11404 Wittig (1999 BX4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011404
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1369414440811714 6.2664e-08  
a 3.168547357054675 3.5206e-08 au
q 2.734641906340029 2.0312e-07 au
i 1.457299820241843 7.4519e-06 deg
node 16.51931204059234 0.00023736 deg
peri 42.59784651122831 0.0002386 deg
M 79.02113039404509 2.5023e-05 deg
tp 2456948.301135199006
(2014-Oct-17.80113520)
0.00014296 JED
period 2060.102032413165
5.64
3.4335e-05
9.4e-08
d
yr
n .1747486262019278 2.9125e-09 deg/d
Q 3.602452807769322 4.0028e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      876  
   data-arc span      8366 days (22.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-01-21  
   last obs. used      2015-12-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56107  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:17:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.74626 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.73699 au 
 T_jup = 3.188 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6 mag n/a MPO332927  
rotation period rot_per 13.4235 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-December); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

11404 Wittig           Discovered 1999 Jan. 19 by the OCA-DLR Asteroid Survey at Caussols.
Sigmar Wittig (b. 1940), chairman of the Executive Board of the German Aerospace Center during 2002-2007, has been head of the Institute for Thermal Turbomachinery at the University of Karlsruhe, vice president of the German Research Foundation and chair of the European Space Agency Council.
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Reference: 20070106/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-01-09

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Alternate Designations
 1999 BX4 = 1994 GE6 = 1997 WQ33 
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