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12619 Anubelshunu (6242 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012619
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07443242497982762 7.8402e-08  
a 2.455376475521441 2.0156e-08 AU
q 2.272616850209958 1.9976e-07 AU
i 5.556596577534177 8.5328e-06 deg
node 220.74271986093 7.2661e-05 deg
peri 295.7657524739683 9.1215e-05 deg
M 242.2688203637301 5.7292e-05 deg
tp 2457460.083636927828
(2016-Mar-12.58363693)
0.00022432 JED
period 1405.321086607436
3.85
1.7304e-05
4.738e-08
d
yr
n .256169215299452 3.1543e-09 deg/d
Q 2.638136100832924 2.1656e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      729  
   data-arc span      19733 days (54.03 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2014-10-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51876  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:23:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28853 AU 
 T_jup = 3.483 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3 mag n/a MPO309250  

12619 Anubelshunu           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Anu Belshunu (249 B.C.-c. 185 B.C.) was lamentation priest and interpreter of the astrological omen series Enuma Anu Enlil at the Temple of Anu in Uruk. A collection of astrological cuneiform tablets from his library contains some of the earliest realistic depictions of the Babylonian constellations.
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Reference: 20080122/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-03-05

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Alternate Designations
 6242 P-L = 1989 EF4 
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