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14032 Mego (1994 XP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014032
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2095165996183277 7.8177e-08  
a 2.558033850446615 1.684e-08 AU
q 2.022083296392462 2.0718e-07 AU
i 7.305290902825125 6.6323e-06 deg
node 225.36666562452 3.9123e-05 deg
peri 157.0142791735196 4.0951e-05 deg
M 354.4894504160533 1.4011e-05 deg
tp 2457023.374429504158
(2014-Dec-31.87442950)
5.8314e-05 JED
period 1494.36902727206
4.09
1.4757e-05
4.04e-08
d
yr
n .2409043505520003 2.3789e-09 deg/d
Q 3.093984404500767 2.0368e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1186  
   data-arc span      22156 days (60.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-12-08  
   last obs. used      2014-08-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50636  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:23:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02791 AU 
 T_jup = 3.394 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO263474  
rotation period rot_per 40.32 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]

14032 Mego           Discovered 1994 Dec. 4 by M. Koishikawa at the Ayashi Station of the Sendai Astronomical Observatory.
Princess Mego (1568-1653) was the wife of Datemasamune, a feudal lord in the Sendai area. After marriage she took the name Yotuko-in. Her birthplace in Miharu, Fukushima prefecture, is famous for a very old cherry tree, Takisakura. A seedling planted near the Sendai Observatory is known as the "Princess Mego Cherry Tree".
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Reference: 20070730/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-07

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Alternate Designations
 1994 XP = 1953 XX1 = 1998 QJ93 
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