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11696 Capen (1998 FD74)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011696
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .143862594474675 5.4796e-08  
a 2.20564182351616 1.0632e-08 AU
q 1.888332468303272 1.2398e-07 AU
i 3.496426646864427 5.231e-06 deg
node 66.33343681627768 8.7531e-05 deg
peri 121.2745917173454 8.9331e-05 deg
M 36.25417951291624 1.9851e-05 deg
tp 2456880.008478241320
(2014-Aug-10.50847824)
6.5724e-05 JED
period 1196.467508461225
3.28
8.651e-06
2.369e-08
d
yr
n .3008857302468625 2.1755e-09 deg/d
Q 2.522951178729048 1.2161e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1086  
   data-arc span      11033 days (30.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-04-15  
   last obs. used      2015-06-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51657  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 12:07:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .893095 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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