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11696 Capen (1998 FD74)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011696
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1439389853955269 5.9081e-08  
a 2.205812267217846 1.1263e-08 AU
q 1.888309887501502 1.343e-07 AU
i 3.496409958886551 5.3582e-06 deg
node 66.33543893821482 8.8893e-05 deg
peri 121.2430485322341 9.0713e-05 deg
M 336.1020998556517 1.9727e-05 deg
tp 2456879.934376259618
(2014-Aug-10.43437626)
6.5736e-05 JED
period 1196.606198901763
3.28
9.1652e-06
2.509e-08
d
yr
n .3008508566397246 2.3043e-09 deg/d
Q 2.523314646934189 1.2885e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1047  
   data-arc span      10644 days (29.14 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-04-15  
   last obs. used      2014-06-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51851  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 13:47:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .892276 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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