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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 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09658980651921971 9.4378e-08  
a 3.142862136623238 5.0244e-08 AU
q 2.839293690930218 3.046e-07 AU
i 2.559520956125861 1.0002e-05 deg
node 118.2452949236593 0.00021277 deg
peri 87.02617468646601 0.00021974 deg
M 147.5153204692424 5.7094e-05 deg
tp 2456166.586413729848
(2012-Aug-27.08641373)
0.00031355 JED
period 2035.103134388335
5.57
4.8802e-05
1.336e-07
d
yr
n .1768952118037009 4.242e-09 deg/d
Q 3.446430582316257 5.5097e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      257  
   data-arc span      6708 days (18.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-05-22  
   last obs. used      2014-10-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .63518  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 17:27:53  

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. Sipőcz 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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