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14014 Munchhausen (1994 AL16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014014
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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 .0687897157476926 6.239e-08  
a 3.0560082248914 3.7887e-08 AU
q 2.845786287778509 2.0993e-07 AU
i 9.810388552405209 8.9789e-06 deg
node 180.0874255611305 3.5771e-05 deg
peri 285.2357376720445 7.8038e-05 deg
M 343.2276173961155 7.1953e-05 deg
tp 2457091.412262287461
(2015-Mar-09.91226229)
0.00039056 JED
period 1951.327679342715
5.34
3.6288e-05
9.935e-08
d
yr
n .1844897726871083 3.4309e-09 deg/d
Q 3.26623016200429 4.0494e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      935  
   data-arc span      9392 days (25.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-03-02  
   last obs. used      2014-11-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57534  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 02:22:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.88232 AU 
 T_jup = 3.209 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0 mag n/a MPO279663  

14014 Münchhausen           Discovered 1994 Jan. 14 by F. Borngen at Tautenburg.
Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen (1720-1797), also known as the "lies baron", was a member of a German noble lineage, first mentioned in 1183. He was an excellent narrator of anecdotes and exaggerated adventure stories, which later were captured in novels, plays and films.
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Reference: 20000726/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1994 AL16 = 1989 EF5 
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