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6312 Robheinlein (1990 RH4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006312
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07004143060062598 4.6404e-08  
a 2.183318398072701 1.3201e-08 AU
q 2.030395654015023 1.0118e-07 AU
i 4.115873126126218 6.2814e-06 deg
node 157.2552922018638 6.9867e-05 deg
peri 282.9628469387597 9.0223e-05 deg
M 108.0163774318815 5.2108e-05 deg
tp 2456646.941611352918
(2013-Dec-20.44161135)
0.00017158 JED
period 1178.349273870223
3.23
1.0687e-05
2.926e-08
d
yr
n .3055121329328781 2.7708e-09 deg/d
Q 2.336241142130381 1.4126e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1095  
   data-arc span      12056 days (33.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-01-21  
   last obs. used      2015-01-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49616  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 13:16:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.05042 AU 
 T_jup = 3.672 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0 mag n/a MPO279581  

6312 Robheinlein           Discovered 1990 Sept. 14 by H. E. Holt at Palomar.
Missouri-born Robert A. Heinlein (1907-1988) was one of the most influential authors of science fiction. His By His Bootstraps (1941) is considered to be one of the best science-fiction stories ever published, exploring some of the inherent paradoxes that would be caused by time travel. The name was suggested by J. Meeus.
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Reference: 20060413/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-04-17

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Alternate Designations
 1990 RH4 = 1982 BW2 
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