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11404 Wittig (1999 BX4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011404
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1360157021482356 6.8466e-08  
a 3.163982609858917 4.6073e-08 AU
q 2.733631293594149 2.3209e-07 AU
i 1.45746103531138 8.6074e-06 deg
node 16.51766341082022 0.0002479 deg
peri 42.12200832642836 0.00024938 deg
M 334.5020929906714 3.1498e-05 deg
tp 2456946.096719816836
(2014-Oct-15.59671982)
0.00018107 JED
period 2055.651827221922
5.63
4.4901e-05
1.229e-07
d
yr
n .1751269330889153 3.8252e-09 deg/d
Q 3.594333926123685 5.234e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      715  
   data-arc span      7622 days (20.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-01-21  
   last obs. used      2013-12-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56702  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 20:05:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.74507 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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