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13920 Montecorvino (1985 PE1)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013920
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2381096893321904 7.6116e-08  
a 2.16319155725702 1.8836e-08 AU
q 1.648114687592534 1.7385e-07 AU
i 3.141593778676354 6.5478e-06 deg
node 308.4828799509955 0.0001167 deg
peri 9.274513750112259 0.00011753 deg
M 88.35333080956285 2.3373e-05 deg
tp 2456715.292250664000
(2014-Feb-26.79225066)
7.2402e-05 JED
period 1162.093028300946
3.18
1.5179e-05
4.156e-08
d
yr
n .3097858701780037 4.0463e-09 deg/d
Q 2.678268426921506 2.3322e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      819  
   data-arc span      12701 days (34.77 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-11-24  
   last obs. used      2014-09-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57148  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Sep-12 14:02:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .635731 AU 
 T_jup = 3.656 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.5 mag n/a MPO267761  

13920 Montecorvino           Discovered 1985 Aug. 15 by E. Bowell at the Lowell Observatory's Anderson Mesa Station.
Montecorvino Rovella is a small Italian town east of Salerno, Campania. Regionally known as the "town of astronomy", it boasts an important amateur astronomical observatory named in honor of Montecorvino's citizen Gian Camillo Gloriosi (1572-1643). The citation is endorsed by A. W. Harris and V. Zappalà.
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Reference: 20050721/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

Alternate Designations
 1985 PE1 = 1979 WM8 
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