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114987 Tittel (2003 QW68)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2114987
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09658981313865236 1.0177e-07  
a 3.142862131804701 5.7677e-08 AU
q 2.839293665773138 3.3745e-07 AU
i 2.55952105543348 1.0789e-05 deg
node 118.2452994937448 0.00022537 deg
peri 87.02617349125344 0.00023304 deg
M 147.5153186954859 5.8062e-05 deg
tp 2456166.586425674802
(2012-Aug-27.08642567)
0.00032147 JED
period 2035.1031297081
5.57
5.6022e-05
1.534e-07
d
yr
n .1768952122105162 4.8695e-09 deg/d
Q 3.446430597836263 6.3248e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      229  
   data-arc span      6647 days (18.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-05-22  
   last obs. used      2014-08-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .6551  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 16:18:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.83815 AU 
 T_jup = 3.201 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2 mag n/a MPO302610  

114987 Tittel           Discovered 2003 Aug. 26 by K. Sárneczky and B. Sip{o´´}cz at Piszkesteto.
Hungarian astronomer and professor Pál Tittel (1784-1831), director of the Eger and Buda observatories, was a catholic priest and member of the Hungarian Academy of Science. For several years in his youth he was a pupil of Gauss in Göttingen. This minor planet was discovered on the 172nd anniversary of his death.
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Reference: 20091202/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-04-12

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Alternate Designations
 2003 QW68 = 2001 FP99 
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