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12301 Eotvos (1991 RR12)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012301
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2351696147234853 4.7084e-08  
a 2.370702505914323 1.2123e-08 AU
q 1.81318531097445 1.1361e-07 AU
i 3.407749241948681 5.9323e-06 deg
node 23.820811126792 8.2354e-05 deg
peri 17.78045716059495 8.3349e-05 deg
M 86.94067158420503 1.3307e-05 deg
tp 2456678.515841657365
(2014-Jan-21.01584166)
4.8031e-05 JED
period 1333.257437413303
3.65
1.0227e-05
2.8e-08
d
yr
n .270015369798685 2.0712e-09 deg/d
Q 2.928219700854195 1.4974e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      947  
   data-arc span      23183 days (63.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-11-29  
   last obs. used      2015-05-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53343  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 16:14:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .821557 AU 
 T_jup = 3.505 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0 mag n/a MPO270246  

12301 Eötvös           Discovered 1991 Sept. 4 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Loránd Eötvös (1848-1919) was a Hungarian physicist who played a leading part in Hungarian science for almost half a century. He is well known from his torsion-balance experiments, improving the limits on any deviation from the proportionality of inertial and gravitational masses.
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Reference: 20040928/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-09-28

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Alternate Designations
 1991 RR12 = 1984 UB1 
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