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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 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1244477848648621 7.885e-08  
a 2.63928234185807 1.6018e-08 AU
q 2.310829500780887 2.0665e-07 AU
i 8.073953017384335 8.4959e-06 deg
node 30.51375312321844 4.2455e-05 deg
peri 321.8795171692324 5.1626e-05 deg
M 192.9022114952661 3.4863e-05 deg
tp 2457527.434710338936
(2016-May-18.93471034)
0.00015523 JED
period 1566.127822898165
4.29
1.4258e-05
3.904e-08
d
yr
n .2298662949067654 2.0927e-09 deg/d
Q 2.967735182935253 1.8012e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      902  
   data-arc span      19531 days (53.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-10-17  
   last obs. used      2014-04-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53095  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 14:02:33  

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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