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52309 Philnicolai (1991 TQ7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2052309
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04329781844166909 5.6292e-08  
a 2.786753109346299 3.5125e-08 AU
q 2.666092779176066 1.6649e-07 AU
i 18.25731911795111 1.0517e-05 deg
node .994696252448064 1.8832e-05 deg
peri 262.9645654401908 0.00013504 deg
M 90.42882368283205 0.00013602 deg
tp 2456573.674311901489
(2013-Oct-08.17431190)
0.00064207 JED
period 1699.206530147929
4.65
3.2126e-05
8.796e-08
d
yr
n .2118635925726222 4.0056e-09 deg/d
Q 2.907413439516532 3.6646e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      775  
   data-arc span      8395 days (22.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-10  
   last obs. used      2014-09-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49001  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Sep-12 14:54:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72203 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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