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114987 Tittel (2003 QW68)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2114987
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09641554311618745 1.1308e-07  
a 3.14336352497034 6.8172e-08 AU
q 2.840294423498711 3.8627e-07 AU
i 2.55947718827141 1.1051e-05 deg
node 118.244315527252 0.00023351 deg
peri 87.0697748046052 0.00024243 deg
M 112.1068093917648 5.9587e-05 deg
tp 2456166.601341459386
(2012-Aug-27.10134146)
0.00033489 JED
period 2035.590151149056
5.57
6.6221e-05
1.813e-07
d
yr
n .1768528894663722 5.7533e-09 deg/d
Q 3.446432626441968 7.4745e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      221  
   data-arc span      5791 days (15.85 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-05-22  
   last obs. used      2012-03-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .6643  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 23:35:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.83808 AU 
 T_jup = 3.201 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.1 mag n/a MPO226760  

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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