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4608 Wodehouse (1988 BW3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004608
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2189061654832159 5.6562e-08  
a 2.361367287410861 1.1081e-08 AU
q 1.844449429226246 1.331e-07 AU
i 7.44765413617661 6.9603e-06 deg
node 203.1815003232816 3.7227e-05 deg
peri 202.6483377679444 3.9488e-05 deg
M 191.9907335584424 1.4024e-05 deg
tp 2457619.049521906415
(2016-Aug-18.54952191)
5.3542e-05 JED
period 1325.390156165991
3.63
9.3293e-06
2.554e-08
d
yr
n .2716181332154952 1.9119e-09 deg/d
Q 2.878285145595475 1.3507e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1137  
   data-arc span      23197 days (63.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-01-31  
   last obs. used      2015-08-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49691  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 14:13:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .855506 AU 
 T_jup = 3.507 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8 mag n/a MPO256897  
rotation period rot_per 13.944 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-July); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2005) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Pray, D.P.; Galad, A.; Gajdos, S.; Vilagi, J.; et al. (2006) Minor Planet Bul. 33, 92-95.]

4608 Wodehouse           Discovered 1988 Jan. 19 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
The English writer Pelham Grenville Wodehouse (1881-1975) is renowned for his humorous stories of the upper-class world of Bertie Wooster and his valet Jeeves. The name was suggested by J. Meeus.
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Reference: 20060413/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-04-17

Alternate Designations
 1988 BW3 = 1954 SG = 1978 GO4 = 1983 TD 
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