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367943 Duende (2012 DA14)
Classification: Aten [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2367943
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Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 79 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08937072636385082 1.3831e-07  
a .9103123830939848 1.149e-07 au
q .8289571041988674 2.3015e-07 au
i 11.60941589517377 8.4783e-07 deg
node 146.9637392009901 1.3309e-07 deg
peri 195.5776425884696 3.5808e-05 deg
M 152.8546347563727 0.00029163 deg
tp 2457465.802289621157
0.00023172 JED
period 317.2371960697901
n 1.134797572478866 2.1485e-07 deg/d
Q .9916676619891022 1.2517e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1018  
   # delay obs. used      4  
   # Doppler obs. used      4  
   data-arc span      364 days  
   first obs. used      2012-02-23  
   last obs. used      2013-02-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .27476  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-12 21:04:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .00103503 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 4.12349 au 
 T_jup = 6.532 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 24.0 mag n/a MPCxxxxx  
rotation period rot_per 9.485 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Elenin, L. (2013) Minor Planet Bul. 40, 187-188.]
[Gary, B.L. (2013) Minor Planet Bul. 40, 122-124.]

367943 Duende           Discovered 2012 Feb. 23 at OAM Observatory, La Sagra.
The Duende are a race of fairy or goblin-like mythological creature from Iberian folklore. They live inside the walls of homes, especially in the bedroom walls of young children.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: MPC batch dated 2013-11-17Last Updated: 2014-11-10

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