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36169 Grosseteste (1999 RG240)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2036169
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08403004726712082 5.758e-08  
a 2.980293242069887 3.3733e-08 AU
q 2.729859060068874 1.7101e-07 AU
i 12.31689753930501 6.7713e-06 deg
node 120.630547829678 2.7128e-05 deg
peri 166.6158750703345 5.024e-05 deg
M 51.96142261441194 3.9718e-05 deg
tp 2456729.252679997407
(2014-Mar-12.75268000)
0.00020864 JED
period 1879.260233607414
5.15
3.1906e-05
8.735e-08
d
yr
n .1915647410411844 3.2524e-09 deg/d
Q 3.230727424070901 3.6568e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      668  
   data-arc span      5903 days (16.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-06-03  
   last obs. used      2014-08-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .60234  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:57:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.71634 AU 
 T_jup = 3.219 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7 mag n/a MPO302275  

36169 Grosseteste           Discovered 1999 Sept. 11 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Robert Grosseteste (1175-1253) was an English statesman, natural philosopher and theologian. His commentaries on Aristotle underlaid what was to become the scientific method: generalizing from observations to universal laws, and then using those laws to predict outcomes.
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Reference: 20120703/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-07-09

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Alternate Designations
 1999 RG240 = 1998 ME10 
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