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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 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1244477981290972 7.7482e-08  
a 2.639282349581724 2.287e-08 AU
q 2.310829472535288 2.0071e-07 AU
i 8.073942058277584 8.2225e-06 deg
node 30.51373033182917 3.9914e-05 deg
peri 321.8795227375379 5.0111e-05 deg
M 192.9022239397165 3.7247e-05 deg
tp 2457527.434659392134
(2016-May-18.93465939)
0.00016797 JED
period 1566.127829772891
4.29
2.0356e-05
5.573e-08
d
yr
n .2298662938977367 2.9877e-09 deg/d
Q 2.96773522662816 2.5716e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      922  
   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      .50611  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:28:47  

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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