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12617 Angelusilesius (5568 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012617
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1244680685817133 7.7471e-08  
a 2.639388437838848 2.2781e-08 AU
q 2.310868856744141 2.0072e-07 AU
i 8.073812256476762 8.2183e-06 deg
node 30.51351822006511 3.99e-05 deg
peri 321.8315593867782 5.0099e-05 deg
M 238.9345384164764 3.7615e-05 deg
tp 2457527.209501866101
(2016-May-18.70950187)
0.00016798 JED
period 1566.222258533908
4.29
2.0277e-05
5.552e-08
d
yr
n .2298524350796705 2.9758e-09 deg/d
Q 2.967908018933554 2.5617e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      931  
   data-arc span      19608 days (53.68 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-10-17  
   last obs. used      2014-06-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .504  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:23:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.31278 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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