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8025 Forrestpeterson (1991 FB4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008025
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1141409553299471 5.4172e-08  
a 2.74048948474594 2.3315e-08 AU
q 2.427687396885364 1.5249e-07 AU
i 4.390296674389555 7.5433e-06 deg
node 352.1282731378354 7.4704e-05 deg
peri 262.7876544638965 8.2748e-05 deg
M 348.7838389042909 3.8707e-05 deg
tp 2456852.127652059574
(2014-Jul-13.62765206)
0.00017837 JED
period 1657.06916857291
4.54
2.1147e-05
5.79e-08
d
yr
n .2172510398645802 2.7725e-09 deg/d
Q 3.053291572606517 2.5977e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1143  
   data-arc span      14433 days (39.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-09-11  
   last obs. used      2014-03-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49348  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 13:53:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.41784 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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