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14024 Procol Harum (1994 RZ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014024
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Orbit Diagram
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2644101053253853 5.8492e-08  
a 2.553119852054088 2.053e-08 AU
q 1.878049163064134 1.4857e-07 AU
i 2.440589281782344 9.0157e-06 deg
node 342.1806570869362 0.00015333 deg
peri 44.92997501200971 0.00015498 deg
M 323.4276845596813 3.2308e-05 deg
tp 2457151.875359253863
0.00013519 JED
period 1490.065058098924
n .2416001892288517 2.9141e-09 deg/d
Q 3.228190541044042 2.5958e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      467  
   data-arc span      10127 days (27.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-10-05  
   last obs. used      2014-06-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .61492  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:31:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .883284 AU 
 T_jup = 3.388 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.2 mag n/a MPO263474  

14024 Procol Harum           Discovered 1994 Sept. 9 by P. Sicoli and P. Ghezzi at Sormano.
This British rock band, formed in the early 1960s, adopted the name Procol Harum in 1967. It is said either to have been the name of a friend's cat or to represent, although in formally incorrect Latin, "far from these things".
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20030614/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-26

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Alternate Designations
 1994 RZ = 1986 TW12 = 1992 EW35 
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