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38086 Beowolf (1999 JB)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2038086
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 61 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5662856746153367 1.407e-07  
a 1.420106603576187 1.2604e-08 AU
q .6159205775443515 1.973e-07 AU
i 23.6710002248111 1.6307e-05 deg
node 165.355020704633 1.6404e-05 deg
peri 178.885765272661 2.166e-05 deg
M 263.946841533717 4.5891e-05 deg
tp 2456965.425950848721
(2014-Nov-03.92595085)
8.0799e-05 JED
period 618.1300360506226
1.69
8.229e-06
2.253e-08
d
yr
n .5824017261806662 7.7534e-09 deg/d
Q 2.224292629608023 1.9741e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      295  
   data-arc span      8005 days (21.92 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-05-01  
   last obs. used      2014-04-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .65254  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 14:40:28  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .385613 AU 
 T_jup = 4.453 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.4 mag n/a PDS3 (MPO 26388)  

38086 Beowolf           Discovered 1999 May 5 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
One of the oldest surviving texts from early Britain describes the adventures of Beowulf, a great Scandinavian warrior, in the sixth century. The name was suggested by S. Sieber.
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Reference: 20070402/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-07-05

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