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14032 Mego (1994 XP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014032
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2096317191446219 7.8911e-08  
a 2.558417813878796 1.7881e-08 AU
q 2.022092289265159 2.0846e-07 AU
i 7.30502085312312 7.1589e-06 deg
node 225.3716399520863 3.9264e-05 deg
peri 156.9971678845737 4.1101e-05 deg
M 306.3300549928297 1.4391e-05 deg
tp 2457023.335449862209
(2014-Dec-31.83544986)
6.1389e-05 JED
period 1494.705499319549
4.09
1.567e-05
4.29e-08
d
yr
n .2408501207521393 2.525e-09 deg/d
Q 3.094743338492434 2.163e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1172  
   data-arc span      22119 days (60.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-12-08  
   last obs. used      2014-06-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50812  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:31:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02674 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. 2013-Sep-12) 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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