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13231 Blondelet (1998 BL14)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013231
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1506518197227927 5.1306e-08  
a 3.233971276051113 3.1646e-08 au
q 2.74676761838277 1.7647e-07 au
i .4235358655736119 6.8051e-06 deg
node 167.9859354667861 0.00072864 deg
peri 260.2832007765114 0.00072927 deg
M 28.7445586968102 2.3383e-05 deg
tp 2457230.888299278952
(2015-Jul-27.38829928)
0.00013753 JED
period 2124.235508487842
5.82
3.118e-05
8.537e-08
d
yr
n .169472734337385 2.4876e-09 deg/d
Q 3.721174933719454 3.6414e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      956  
   data-arc span      11020 days (30.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-10-18  
   last obs. used      2015-12-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51116  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:23:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.76007 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.58237 au 
 T_jup = 3.168 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO358758  

13231 Blondelet           Discovered 1998 Jan. 17 by the OCA-DLR Asteroid Survey at Caussols.
Jacques Blondelet (1934-1998) was a former president of the Société Lorraine d´Astronomie and vice president of the Observatoire Provençal d´Astrophotographie. A physician by profession, he has published many papers on cosmology in magazines such as the Echo d´Orion.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1998 BL14 = 1985 UX5 = 1991 UG2 = 1993 BP5 = 1996 NW2 
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