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14014 Munchhausen (1994 AL16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014014
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07011188855715239 6.0368e-08  
a 3.05933641435651 3.6562e-08 au
q 2.844840560614308 2.0279e-07 au
i 9.817820248291243 8.7244e-06 deg
node 180.045079578591 3.537e-05 deg
peri 285.0892665333826 7.4267e-05 deg
M 57.07138667662915 6.6999e-05 deg
tp 2457090.647357015590
(2015-Mar-09.14735702)
0.00036236 JED
period 1954.516229059253
5.35
3.5037e-05
9.593e-08
d
yr
n .1841888006083608 3.3018e-09 deg/d
Q 3.273832268098712 3.9125e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1000  
   data-arc span      9787 days (26.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-03-02  
   last obs. used      2015-12-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56893  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:26:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.88137 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.84822 au 
 T_jup = 3.208 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0 mag n/a MPO279663  
rotation period rot_per 6.8669 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-December); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

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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