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38018 Louisneefs (1998 LN2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2038018
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1511125219966182 6.8054e-08  
a 3.1530920829958 4.507e-08 AU
q 2.676620386246735 2.2307e-07 AU
i 9.474605366270582 7.7115e-06 deg
node 173.86238233798 3.4734e-05 deg
peri 202.7275725881797 4.0958e-05 deg
M 245.1331498219639 2.4877e-05 deg
tp 2457653.022692354759
(2016-Sep-21.52269235)
0.00014996 JED
period 2045.047538812293
5.60
4.3848e-05
1.2e-07
d
yr
n .1760350276302516 3.7744e-09 deg/d
Q 3.629563779744867 5.1881e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      557  
   data-arc span      5833 days (15.97 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-06-01  
   last obs. used      2014-05-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55011  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 15:19:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.68027 AU 
 T_jup = 3.168 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2 mag n/a PDS3 (MPO 26362)  

38018 Louisneefs           Discovered 1998 June 1 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Louis Neefs (1937-1980) was a well-known Flemish singer who died tragically with his wife in a car accident on Christmas Day 1980. With his special dark and warm voice, Flanders will not forget him for his songs Ach Magrietje and Annelies uit 't Sas van Gent.
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Reference: 20120406/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-04-09

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Alternate Designations
 1998 LN2 = 1999 RY182 
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