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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 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06878971435543027 6.2312e-08  
a 3.056008222181542 3.7498e-08 AU
q 2.845786289509828 2.0947e-07 AU
i 9.810388511953594 8.9236e-06 deg
node 180.0874259256732 3.5726e-05 deg
peri 285.2357351620166 7.7406e-05 deg
M 343.2276205232517 7.1032e-05 deg
tp 2457091.412245216352
(2015-Mar-09.91224522)
0.00038554 JED
period 1951.32767674726
5.34
3.5915e-05
9.833e-08
d
yr
n .1844897729324976 3.3956e-09 deg/d
Q 3.266230154853257 4.0077e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      972  
   data-arc span      9510 days (26.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-03-02  
   last obs. used      2015-03-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56622  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 16:48:28  

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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