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8025 Forrestpeterson (1991 FB4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008025
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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 .1142672306159791 5.2751e-08  
a 2.74085064575577 2.1773e-08 AU
q 2.42766123293324 1.4989e-07 AU
i 4.390300320131059 6.1896e-06 deg
node 352.1235478306641 7.1949e-05 deg
peri 262.7751145945199 7.698e-05 deg
M 32.2405203112345 2.7499e-05 deg
tp 2456852.068517850865
(2014-Jul-13.56851785)
0.00012668 JED
period 1657.396749737581
4.54
1.9749e-05
5.407e-08
d
yr
n .2172081006294959 2.5882e-09 deg/d
Q 3.0540400585783 2.4261e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1170  
   data-arc span      14562 days (39.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-09-11  
   last obs. used      2014-07-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .47377  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:11:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.4195 AU 
 T_jup = 3.336 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9 mag n/a MPO263420  

8025 Forrestpeterson           Discovered 1991 Mar. 22 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
Navy test pilot Forrest Peterson (1922-1990) was the fourth pilot, and the only Navy pilot, to fly the X-15 and made a total of five flights.
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Reference: 20120207/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-02-09

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Alternate Designations
 1991 FB4 = 1974 RS = 1992 PR5 
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