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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 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1360403376242106 6.778e-08  
a 3.164017524811373 4.3898e-08 AU
q 2.733583512487115 2.2816e-07 AU
i 1.457445107152252 8.5267e-06 deg
node 16.51647539381313 0.00024543 deg
peri 42.17146037658224 0.00024688 deg
M 9.491031850930582 3.0513e-05 deg
tp 2456946.303944681260
(2014-Oct-15.80394468)
0.00017386 JED
period 2055.685853886731
5.63
4.2782e-05
1.171e-07
d
yr
n .1751240343067691 3.6446e-09 deg/d
Q 3.594451537135631 4.987e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      730  
   data-arc span      7917 days (21.68 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-01-21  
   last obs. used      2014-09-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56311  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:20:32  

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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