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14505 Barentine (1996 AW4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014505
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1662324145167187 4.3449e-08  
a 2.358150218028752 1.3053e-08 au
q 1.966149213492706 1.0011e-07 au
i 3.274162093047245 5.2039e-06 deg
node 75.46253743218332 8.3674e-05 deg
peri 116.0554452929199 8.5326e-05 deg
M 187.8045899024618 1.8066e-05 deg
tp 2458233.166293970947
6.8917e-05 JED
period 1322.682559892444
n .2721741488972788 2.2599e-09 deg/d
Q 2.750151222564798 1.5223e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      869  
   data-arc span      26821 days (73.43 yr)  
   first obs. used      1942-04-13  
   last obs. used      2015-09-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .47917  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Oct-05 13:52:17  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .967983 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20908 au 
 T_jup = 3.532 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8 mag n/a MPO347640  
rotation period rot_per 2.8924 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2016) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

14505 Barentine           Discovered 1996 Jan. 12 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
John Caleb Barentine (b. 1976) has served as an observing specialist at the Apache Point Observatory 3.5-m telescope and Sloan Digital Sky Survey. Trained in stellar astronomy, he was introduced to planetary work by colleagues Gil Esquerdo and Carol Neese, who suggested this name.
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Reference: 20070106/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-01-09

Alternate Designations
 1996 AW4 = 1942 GL = 1971 FX = 1989 FG1 
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