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12617 Angelusilesius (5568 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012617
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1244746881626902 7.3816e-08  
a 2.64011684450361 2.2072e-08 au
q 2.311489123570957 1.925e-07 au
i 8.073078723872182 8.1335e-06 deg
node 30.50669104985307 3.9258e-05 deg
peri 321.7072958661813 4.9238e-05 deg
M 330.9848293136068 3.7271e-05 deg
tp 2457526.786165823500
(2016-May-18.28616582)
0.0001632 JED
period 1566.870661828638
4.29
1.9649e-05
5.38e-08
d
yr
n .2297573174162679 2.8812e-09 deg/d
Q 2.968744565436262 2.4819e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      958  
   data-arc span      20041 days (54.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-10-17  
   last obs. used      2015-08-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49908  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Oct-05 13:47:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.31127 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.47332 au 
 T_jup = 3.370 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5 mag n/a MPO328826  

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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