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11696 Capen (1998 FD74)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011696
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1439507028646793 4.4335e-08  
a 2.206014268597085 9.4369e-09 au
q 1.888456964103023 9.8598e-08 au
i 3.496154969489649 4.6117e-06 deg
node 66.32730058574123 8.5513e-05 deg
peri 121.3583216871138 8.7152e-05 deg
M 156.4986451043249 2.0095e-05 deg
tp 2456880.241740381305
(2014-Aug-10.74174038)
6.5589e-05 JED
period 1196.770574837099
3.28
7.6793e-06
2.102e-08
d
yr
n .3008095349010416 1.9302e-09 deg/d
Q 2.523571573091147 1.0795e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1153  
   data-arc span      11158 days (30.55 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-04-15  
   last obs. used      2015-11-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50988  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Nov-30 16:09:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .891838 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.43581 au 
 T_jup = 3.645 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2 mag n/a MPO279639  

11696 Capen           Discovered 1998 Mar. 22 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Charles ("Chick") Franklin Capen (1926-1986) was best known for his observations of the planets, particularly Mars. He worked at the Lowell Observatory for many years as an observer and tour guide.
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Reference: 20010109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 1998 FD74 = 1985 GG1 = 1988 BS1 
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