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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 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1141410185451045 5.2788e-08  
a 2.740489473722712 2.1929e-08 AU
q 2.427687213879864 1.5006e-07 AU
i 4.39028619386477 6.309e-06 deg
node 352.1282336987926 7.1962e-05 deg
peri 262.7876657672142 7.7159e-05 deg
M 348.7838675271475 2.823e-05 deg
tp 2456852.127519997929
(2014-Jul-13.62752000)
0.00012993 JED
period 1657.069158574923
4.54
1.989e-05
5.446e-08
d
yr
n .2172510411753722 2.6077e-09 deg/d
Q 3.053291733565559 2.4433e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1166  
   data-arc span      14534 days (39.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-09-11  
   last obs. used      2014-06-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .47424  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:18:37  

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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