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38237 Roche (1999 OF)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2038237
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1627919559226101 5.8258e-08  
a 2.378561077159719 1.5037e-08 AU
q 1.991350467127498 1.3906e-07 AU
i 1.498810602314987 5.5511e-06 deg
node 290.9110716098476 0.000278 deg
peri 295.5920639923242 0.00027881 deg
M 132.5602726856954 2.4155e-05 deg
tp 2456507.120868005257
(2013-Aug-02.62086801)
8.824e-05 JED
period 1339.892291404996
3.67
1.2706e-05
3.479e-08
d
yr
n .2686783126593766 2.5479e-09 deg/d
Q 2.76577168719194 1.7485e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      638  
   data-arc span      12688 days (34.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-03-23  
   last obs. used      2014-12-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56046  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 03:45:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .9839 AU 
 T_jup = 3.521 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6 mag n/a MPO299228  

38237 Roche           Discovered 1999 July 16 at Pises.
Astronomer and mathematician Edouard Roche (1820-1883), of the University of Montpellier, was known for his work on the sun, comets, celestial mechanics and, most notably, for the "Roche limit".
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Reference: 20050523/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

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Alternate Designations
 1999 OF = 1980 FS8 = 1997 XW7 
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