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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 62 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5662855804456581 1.3888e-07  
a 1.420106606450493 1.1371e-08 AU
q .615920712521962 1.9521e-07 AU
i 23.67099626371508 1.6336e-05 deg
node 165.3550397112402 1.8189e-05 deg
peri 178.8857360825961 2.1902e-05 deg
M 263.9468334589243 4.1015e-05 deg
tp 2456965.425965214082
(2014-Nov-03.92596521)
7.2253e-05 JED
period 618.1300379272722
1.69
7.4239e-06
2.033e-08
d
yr
n .5824017244124882 6.9948e-09 deg/d
Q 2.224292500379025 1.781e-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 = .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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