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8032 Michaeladams (1992 ES1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008032
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1752774294676478 5.2136e-08  
a 2.387095433489098 1.5816e-08 au
q 1.968691482013168 1.2281e-07 au
i 9.162578520602516 7.5165e-06 deg
node 35.75735136397095 3.6787e-05 deg
peri 217.2063547432638 4.2413e-05 deg
M 162.8156678698294 2.3581e-05 deg
tp 2456991.248237669872
(2014-Nov-29.74823767)
8.6699e-05 JED
period 1347.110123420064
3.69
1.3388e-05
3.665e-08
d
yr
n .2672387310742098 2.6559e-09 deg/d
Q 2.805499384965028 1.8588e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1117  
   data-arc span      16712 days (45.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      1970-04-12  
   last obs. used      2016-01-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51789  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 18:27:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .963392 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.24682 au 
 T_jup = 3.496 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9 mag n/a MPO302115  

8032 Michaeladams           Discovered 1992 Mar. 8 by S. Ueda and H. Kaneda at Kushiro.
Air Force test pilot Michael Adams (1930-1967) was the twelfth pilot to fly the X-15 and made seven flights. On 1967 Nov. 15, he was killed when his X-15 broke up during reentry. The first American to die in the course of a spaceflight, Adams was awarded posthumous Air Force astronaut wings.
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Reference: 20120207/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-02-09

Alternate Designations
 1992 ES1 = 1970 GX1 = 1981 FK1 = 1997 YH20 
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