Skip Page Navigation
NASA JPL Caltech
NASA Logo - Jet Propulsion Laboratory + View the NASA Portal
+ Near-Earth Object (NEO) Program
Search JPL
JPL Home Earth Solar System Stars & Galaxies Technology
JPL Solar System Dynamics
BODIES ORBITS EPHEMERIDES TOOLS PHYSICAL DATA DISCOVERY FAQ SITE MAP
JPL Small-Body Database Browser
Search: [ help ]  
14014 Munchhausen (1994 AL16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014014
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07044978269856038 4.5948e-08  
a 3.057283757596589 2.455e-08 au
q 2.841898781226071 1.4164e-07 au
i 9.82158071305939 8.633e-06 deg
node 180.046332506309 2.8893e-05 deg
peri 284.4497269287812 7.0754e-05 deg
M 94.51347212703645 6.402e-05 deg
tp 2457087.882689484636
(2015-Mar-06.38268948)
0.00034675 JED
period 1952.5494898493
5.35
2.3518e-05
6.439e-08
d
yr
n .184374327960202 2.2208e-09 deg/d
Q 3.272668733967107 2.6279e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1187  
   data-arc span      9906 days (27.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-03-02  
   last obs. used      2016-04-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55453  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:18:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.87729 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.85174 au 
 T_jup = 3.209 
[ show covariance matrix ]

Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1 mag n/a MPO365419  
rotation period rot_per 6.8669 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); 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. (2016) 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.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20000726/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 1994 AL16 = 1989 EF5 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2016-Apr-29 08:04 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin