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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 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1438625943420859 5.9107e-08  
a 2.20564182378474 1.1151e-08 AU
q 1.888332468825658 1.3428e-07 AU
i 3.496427478957807 5.3569e-06 deg
node 66.33341850483215 8.8892e-05 deg
peri 121.2746094590224 9.0713e-05 deg
M 36.25417979693792 1.9864e-05 deg
tp 2456880.008477275359
(2014-Aug-10.50847728)
6.5767e-05 JED
period 1196.467508679766
3.28
9.0736e-06
2.484e-08
d
yr
n .3008857301919043 2.2818e-09 deg/d
Q 2.522951178743823 1.2755e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1051  
   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      .51759  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:19:08  

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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