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227641 Nothomb (2006 BD99)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2227641
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07403621338787116 1.3778e-07  
a 2.869325615305088 6.9955e-08 AU
q 2.656891611771076 4.2185e-07 AU
i 2.477353305934286 1.635e-05 deg
node 157.668564539555 0.00027195 deg
peri 229.2834020988601 0.00029664 deg
M 47.08042034827736 0.00010516 deg
tp 2456768.330048350096
(2014-Apr-20.83004835)
0.00051915 JED
period 1775.285394133561
4.86
6.4923e-05
1.777e-07
d
yr
n .2027842966486525 7.4159e-09 deg/d
Q 3.0817596188391 7.5134e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      110  
   data-arc span      7372 days (20.18 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-10-09  
   last obs. used      2014-12-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51286  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 10:03:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.66155 AU 
 T_jup = 3.293 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.5 mag n/a MPO268236  

227641 Nothomb           Discovered 2006 Jan. 28 by J.-C. Merlin at Nogales.
Amélie Nothomb (b. 1967) is a Belgian writer, born in Kobe (Japan), where her father was an ambassador. One of her most famous novels, Stupeurs et tremblements, won the Grand Prix du roman de l´Académie française in 1999.
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Reference: 20100130/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 2006 BD99 = 2004 TS348 
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