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13118 La Harpe (1993 UX4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013118
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07949629100472687 8.0424e-08  
a 2.985206935305039 4.5418e-08 AU
q 2.747894056066701 2.3216e-07 AU
i 11.54487201434382 8.9304e-06 deg
node 72.02882110885184 3.6267e-05 deg
peri 196.7173964136945 6.6149e-05 deg
M 148.3345205716854 5.2568e-05 deg
tp 2456224.253202866132
(2012-Oct-23.75320287)
0.00028041 JED
period 1883.909732482963
5.16
4.2994e-05
1.177e-07
d
yr
n .1910919582784499 4.361e-09 deg/d
Q 3.222519814543377 4.9028e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      733  
   data-arc span      13087 days (35.83 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-05  
   last obs. used      2014-09-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49749  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Sep-12 14:01:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.73569 AU 
 T_jup = 3.223 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.7 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 37518)  

13118 La Harpe           Discovered 1993 Oct. 20 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Jean François de la Harpe (1739-1803) was a French writer and a bitter and caustic man. Although unsuccessful in his other writings, he will be always remembered for his Abrégé de l´Histoire générale des Voyages (1780), a 32-volume set that gives a complete review of famous voyages during historical times.
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Reference: 20050407/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-15

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Alternate Designations
 1993 UX4 = 1978 VH3 = 1991 DE2 
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