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14012 Amedee (1993 XG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014012
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1268518641887489 7.1632e-08  
a 2.8660962046488 3.4344e-08 AU
q 2.502526558144802 2.0478e-07 AU
i 13.84010180677066 9.7311e-06 deg
node 98.0639167346874 3.2902e-05 deg
peri 296.9197185886516 5.2677e-05 deg
M 143.8905871851112 4.2181e-05 deg
tp 2456292.122991559454
(2012-Dec-30.62299156)
0.00020465 JED
period 1772.289126254839
4.85
3.1855e-05
8.721e-08
d
yr
n .2031271278861501 3.651e-09 deg/d
Q 3.229665851152798 3.87e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      744  
   data-arc span      7486 days (20.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-12-08  
   last obs. used      2014-06-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53545  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 13:53:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.54556 AU 
 T_jup = 3.245 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.3 mag n/a MPO279663  
diameter diameter 13.62 km 1.1 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2
geometric albedo albedo 0.0952   0.017 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2

14012 Amedee           Discovered 1993 Dec. 6 by T. Seki at Geisei.
Amedee is a small uninhabited island 30 km west of Noumea, New Caledonia. The huge lighthouse, said to have been built by Napoleon III, is the symbol of the island. The discoverer of this minor planet observed 1P/Halley from this island in 1986 April.
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Reference: 20111210/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-12-12

Alternate Designations
 1993 XG = 1996 LV2 = 1998 WB20 
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