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14447 Hosakakanai (1992 VL)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014447
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2975569802066504 7.2563e-08  
a 3.02495395549517 3.1721e-08 AU
q 2.124857791233865 2.1169e-07 AU
i 9.16530953114721 8.4485e-06 deg
node 110.0369501597187 5.3339e-05 deg
peri 264.6193309472642 5.5904e-05 deg
M 91.27019448116822 1.3806e-05 deg
tp 2456513.304739644016
(2013-Aug-08.80473964)
7.3161e-05 JED
period 1921.660129302591
5.26
3.0227e-05
8.276e-08
d
yr
n .1873380180555919 2.9468e-09 deg/d
Q 3.925050119756476 4.116e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      591  
   data-arc span      7806 days (21.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-10-26  
   last obs. used      2014-03-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .59855  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 13:54:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.14923 AU 
 T_jup = 3.157 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3 mag n/a MPO266034  

14447 Hosakakanai           Discovered 1992 Nov. 2 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.
In 1910 Kanai Hosaka (1896-1937) showed his drawing of 1P/Halley to Kenji Miyazawa (1896-1933) with the words, "The comet was like a night train going along the Milky Way". This probably inspired Kenji's best-known story "Night on the Galactic Railroad."
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Reference: 20120406/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-04-09

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Alternate Designations
 1992 VL = 1999 CY22 
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