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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 69 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .5662998005936459 1.2731e-07  
a 1.420175269993741 6.9644e-09 AU
q .615930297788258 1.7849e-07 AU
i 23.67082707380171 1.3909e-05 deg
node 165.3538615858166 1.7891e-05 deg
peri 178.8841765280769 1.9473e-05 deg
M 20.42709713767298 1.8312e-05 deg
tp 2456965.423560826723
(2014-Nov-03.92356083)
3.1237e-05 JED
period 618.1748692569429
1.69
4.5472e-06
1.245e-08
d
yr
n .5823594874258256 4.2838e-09 deg/d
Q 2.224420242199223 1.0908e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      320  
   data-arc span      8290 days (22.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-05-01  
   last obs. used      2015-01-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .65676  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-14 04:45:05  

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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