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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 62 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5662998338174212 1.3889e-07  
a 1.42017526552799 1.1314e-08 AU
q .6159302486678772 1.9523e-07 AU
i 23.6708314139177 1.6336e-05 deg
node 165.3538640372681 1.8189e-05 deg
peri 178.8841706259583 2.19e-05 deg
M 20.42711653965318 4.2301e-05 deg
tp 2456965.423527676013
(2014-Nov-03.92352768)
7.2249e-05 JED
period 618.1748663411603
1.69
7.387e-06
2.022e-08
d
yr
n .5823594901726756 6.959e-09 deg/d
Q 2.224420282388103 1.7721e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      294  
   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      .67209  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 04:36:50  

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 17.3 mag n/a MPO290739  

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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