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52309 Philnicolai (1991 TQ7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2052309
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04327724149470966 6.0714e-08  
a 2.787115542708048 4.2529e-08 AU
q 2.666496870292613 1.8757e-07 AU
i 18.2557252733208 1.0764e-05 deg
node .9970127136559359 1.9578e-05 deg
peri 263.1501361497035 0.00014255 deg
M 47.87968988051261 0.00014633 deg
tp 2456574.462906280229
(2013-Oct-08.96290628)
0.00068976 JED
period 1699.538028383033
4.65
3.8901e-05
1.065e-07
d
yr
n .2118222681621955 4.8484e-09 deg/d
Q 2.907734215123483 4.437e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      760  
   data-arc span      8323 days (22.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-10  
   last obs. used      2014-06-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49176  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 13:38:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.7214 AU 
 T_jup = 3.256 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2 mag n/a MPO263765  

52309 Philnicolai           Discovered 1991 Oct. 7 by F. Börngen at Tautenburg.
Philipp Nicolai (1556-1608) is the creator of both the words and melodies of the hymns How brightly beams the morning star! and Wake, awake! for night is flying. J. S. Bach took them as a basis for two of his cantatas.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20030806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1991 TQ7 = 2000 QM188 
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