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8032 Michaeladams (1992 ES1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008032
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1749434659302277 6.4469e-08  
a 2.387236553647212 1.8176e-08 AU
q 1.969605116956837 1.5684e-07 AU
i 9.161589301597683 8.1663e-06 deg
node 35.76474927490553 3.8538e-05 deg
peri 217.2325438623155 4.4001e-05 deg
M 2.486033391150581 2.4927e-05 deg
tp 2456991.196506310429
(2014-Nov-29.69650631)
9.3246e-05 JED
period 1347.229582743242
3.69
1.5386e-05
4.212e-08
d
yr
n .2672150349214901 3.0517e-09 deg/d
Q 2.804867990337587 2.1355e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      948  
   data-arc span      16141 days (44.19 yr)  
   first obs. used      1970-04-12  
   last obs. used      2014-06-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53258  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:11:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .96603 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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