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227641 Nothomb (2006 BD99)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2227641
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07441785253290432 1.2136e-07  
a 2.872819187352922 6.2789e-08 au
q 2.659030152714794 3.6229e-07 au
i 2.479362720726655 1.4661e-05 deg
node 157.6466587323407 0.00026902 deg
peri 230.3264786353475 0.00029348 deg
M 127.0426307979161 0.00010045 deg
tp 2456772.864003121491
(2014-Apr-25.36400312)
0.0005008 JED
period 1778.52865181669
4.87
5.8308e-05
1.596e-07
d
yr
n .2024145068634546 6.636e-09 deg/d
Q 3.08660822199105 6.7461e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      117  
   data-arc span      7410 days (20.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-10-09  
   last obs. used      2015-01-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50124  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 20:26:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.66259 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.27444 au 
 T_jup = 3.292 
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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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