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70737 Stenflo (1999 VA11)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2070737
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2246388444852498 1.2461e-07  
a 2.642880398761333 1.9431e-08 AU
q 2.049186799870871 3.2121e-07 AU
i 4.762999171745379 9.393e-06 deg
node 250.8383835213006 8.5827e-05 deg
peri 137.3958339905374 8.9244e-05 deg
M 188.5252696865382 1.7431e-05 deg
tp 2457748.001932100584
(2016-Dec-25.50193210)
7.7641e-05 JED
period 1569.331498957805
4.30
1.7307e-05
4.738e-08
d
yr
n .2293970395923847 2.5299e-09 deg/d
Q 3.236573997651795 2.3796e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      404  
   data-arc span      5311 days (14.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-10-03  
   last obs. used      2014-04-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58953  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 12:59:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.05713 AU 
 T_jup = 3.353 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.3 mag n/a MPO293824  

70737 Stenflo           Discovered 1999 Nov. 8 by S. Sposetti at Gnosca.
After a lectureship at Lund University, Jan Olof Stenflo (b. 1942) served as director of the Institute of Astronomy, ETH Zurich, during 1980-2006. His scientific work included contributions to the study of polarized light and solar magnetic fields. He supported the establishment of the Istituto Ricerche Solari Locarno.
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