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38086 Beowolf (1999 JB)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2038086
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 88 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5664504632754542 7.6991e-08  
a 1.420109831752085 4.0142e-09 au
q .615687959654089 1.0855e-07 au
i 23.67735555099102 1.0838e-05 deg
node 165.3457134065297 1.723e-05 deg
peri 178.9346792530886 1.8398e-05 deg
M 9.730473101598642 1.1726e-05 deg
tp 2457583.792449450160
(2016-Jul-14.29244945)
2.0092e-05 JED
period 618.1321437448049
1.69
2.6209e-06
7.176e-09
d
yr
n .5823997403193217 2.4694e-09 deg/d
Q 2.22453170385008 6.288e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      375  
   data-arc span      8760 days (23.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-05-01  
   last obs. used      2016-04-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .62935  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-27 05:48:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .386089 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.19258 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 MPO365699  

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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