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38086 Beowolf (1999 JB)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2038086
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 76 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5662997988782574 1.2346e-07  
a 1.420175269228616 6.7692e-09 AU
q .6159302998925759 1.7301e-07 AU
i 23.67082031183017 1.2572e-05 deg
node 165.3538586122165 1.7523e-05 deg
peri 178.8841775736045 1.9187e-05 deg
M 20.42710254543988 1.6907e-05 deg
tp 2456965.423551569109
(2014-Nov-03.92355157)
2.8831e-05 JED
period 618.1748687573772
1.69
4.4197e-06
1.21e-08
d
yr
n .5823594878964478 4.1637e-09 deg/d
Q 2.224420238564657 1.0603e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      335  
   data-arc span      8343 days (22.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-05-01  
   last obs. used      2015-03-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .65171  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 17:49:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .384787 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 MPO309448  

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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