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36169 Grosseteste (1999 RG240)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2036169
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08405933478703277 6.3867e-08  
a 2.980605232967564 3.6356e-08 AU
q 2.730057539821562 1.9555e-07 AU
i 12.31688169360855 6.8512e-06 deg
node 120.6306938927447 3.203e-05 deg
peri 166.7041341033037 5.4699e-05 deg
M 13.57267220546604 4.3814e-05 deg
tp 2456729.637254263338
(2014-Mar-13.13725426)
0.00022887 JED
period 1879.555335825799
5.15
3.4389e-05
9.415e-08
d
yr
n .191534664150673 3.5044e-09 deg/d
Q 3.231152926113566 3.9412e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      640  
   data-arc span      5877 days (16.09 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-06-03  
   last obs. used      2014-07-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .61161  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 13:13:47  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.7146 AU 
 T_jup = 3.219 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6 mag n/a MPO263648  

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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