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5803 Otzi (1984 OA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005803
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2177333117417859 6.5677e-08  
a 2.641679976420418 1.7867e-08 AU
q 2.066498246592438 1.7459e-07 AU
i 16.62299156893508 7.8071e-06 deg
node 133.5193388002968 2.1359e-05 deg
peri 208.0462206025785 2.6682e-05 deg
M 1.127420603935833 1.8766e-05 deg
tp 2456995.588635124359
(2014-Dec-04.08863512)
8.1729e-05 JED
period 1568.262411613186
4.29
1.5911e-05
4.356e-08
d
yr
n .2295534199724189 2.3289e-09 deg/d
Q 3.216861706248399 2.1758e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1036  
   data-arc span      21992 days (60.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-07-31  
   last obs. used      2014-10-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49681  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 14:00:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.06989 AU 
 T_jup = 3.302 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.6 mag n/a MPO309195  
rotation period rot_per 3.6345 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-July); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J., in press.]

5803 Ötzi           Discovered 1984 July 21 by A. Mrkos at Klet.
Ötzi, or Iceman, is a popular name for a prehistoric man of the late Stone Age. His mummified body was found on the Similaun Glacier in the Tirolean Ötztal Alps, on the Italian-Austrian border in 1991. The name was proposed by M. Tichy.
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Reference: 20000523/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1984 OA = 1983 GU2 
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