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38086 Beowolf (1999 JB)
Classification: Apollo [NEO]          SPK-ID: 2038086
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 76 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .566406795500621 1.2353e-07  
a 1.420244365218079 6.8195e-09 au
q .6158083054870932 1.7309e-07 au
i 23.67739192637671 1.2575e-05 deg
node 165.3478030481125 1.7516e-05 deg
peri 178.9236568498453 1.918e-05 deg
M 253.2639748498964 1.8278e-05 deg
tp 2457583.795399195694
(2016-Jul-14.29539920)
3.2499e-05 JED
period 618.2199835308925
1.69
4.4527e-06
1.219e-08
d
yr
n .5823169900524751 4.1941e-09 deg/d
Q 2.224680424949065 1.0682e-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 = .385844 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.19214 au 
 T_jup = 4.452 
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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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