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11404 Wittig (1999 BX4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011404
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1360403618556295 6.4858e-08  
a 3.164017498185389 3.7966e-08 AU
q 2.733583412814705 2.1317e-07 AU
i 1.457450386341638 7.8781e-06 deg
node 16.51638793793359 0.00023988 deg
peri 42.17153506271219 0.00024118 deg
M 9.49105087105886 2.6201e-05 deg
tp 2456946.303836755903
(2014-Oct-15.80383676)
0.00014951 JED
period 2055.68582793808
5.63
3.7e-05
1.013e-07
d
yr
n .1751240365173368 3.152e-09 deg/d
Q 3.594451583556073 4.3131e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      784  
   data-arc span      8035 days (22.00 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-01-21  
   last obs. used      2015-01-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5502  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 13:32:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.74573 AU 
 T_jup = 3.189 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5 mag n/a MPO143013  

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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