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12617 Angelusilesius (5568 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012617
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1244477830320072 7.8973e-08  
a 2.639282342496078 1.6075e-08 AU
q 2.310829506176919 2.0704e-07 AU
i 8.073952643318766 8.6746e-06 deg
node 30.51375162003887 4.3113e-05 deg
peri 321.8795157075971 5.2511e-05 deg
M 192.9022138119068 3.5212e-05 deg
tp 2457527.434700524315
(2016-May-18.93470052)
0.00015664 JED
period 1566.127823466048
4.29
1.4309e-05
3.918e-08
d
yr
n .2298662948234152 2.1001e-09 deg/d
Q 2.967735178815238 1.8076e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      883  
   data-arc span      19505 days (53.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-10-17  
   last obs. used      2014-03-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53223  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Mar-22 11:00:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.31118 AU 
 T_jup = 3.371 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO256958  

12617 Angelusilesius           Discovered 1960 Oct. 17 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Angelus Silesius (Johannes Scheffler, 1624-1677) was a German baroque poet. His wisdom was expressed in short verses that are still read and used today. His best known collection starts with "Mensch werde wesentlich ..."
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20080819/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-08-25

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Alternate Designations
 5568 P-L = 1977 RY = 1986 XB2 
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