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16672 Bedini (1994 BA1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016672
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1371172722926175 6.5744e-08  
a 2.577337523207913 1.7554e-08 AU
q 2.223940032248233 1.7458e-07 AU
i 6.643218052268062 8.6974e-06 deg
node 7.071208158473595 4.7808e-05 deg
peri 76.77325139054632 6.2089e-05 deg
M 57.68976969996859 3.6621e-05 deg
tp 2456758.312526692519
(2014-Apr-10.81252669)
0.00015289 JED
period 1511.316319065505
4.14
1.544e-05
4.227e-08
d
yr
n .2382029463048473 2.4336e-09 deg/d
Q 2.930735014167593 1.9961e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      826  
   data-arc span      9299 days (25.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-12-08  
   last obs. used      2015-05-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58486  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jun-04 16:26:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.25068 AU 
 T_jup = 3.404 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO337400  
rotation period rot_per 9.5405 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-July); 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. (2015) Astron. J., in press.]

16672 Bedini           Discovered 1994 Jan. 17 by A. Boattini and M. Tombelli at Cima Ekar.
Daniele Bedini (b. 1952) wrote a thesis on space architecture, the first of its kind in Europe. He is currently director af a university consortium in Florence and teaches space architecture at the Space International University in Strasbourg.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1994 BA1 = 1992 SW19 
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