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8824 Genta (1988 BH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008824
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .170522113876156 6.2122e-08  
a 2.801944430819509 2.5837e-08 AU
q 2.324150943512644 1.7183e-07 AU
i 7.006553607300341 6.5772e-06 deg
node 290.7766004035477 6.0889e-05 deg
peri 195.7754241602716 6.5547e-05 deg
M 214.5223302163392 2.6524e-05 deg
tp 2457492.779607970146
(2016-Apr-14.27960797)
0.00013118 JED
period 1713.119678366223
4.69
2.3695e-05
6.487e-08
d
yr
n .2101429366238597 2.9066e-09 deg/d
Q 3.279737918126375 3.0243e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      890  
   data-arc span      12847 days (35.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-03-29  
   last obs. used      2014-05-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .47967  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 13:40:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34036 AU 
 T_jup = 3.292 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5 mag n/a MPO266005  

8824 Genta           Discovered 1988 Jan. 18 by M. Matsuyama and K. Watanabe at Kushiro.
Genta Yamamoto (b. 1942), began creating pottery at the age of 20 and is known for his efforts to revive "Hoshino ware", one of the traditional pottery styles of Japan. His works have a motif that imitates heavenly bodies. Known in Japan as "The Man who bakes a planet", he is working on a design in the style of a "star".
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Reference: 20070402/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-07-05

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Alternate Designations
 1988 BH = 1979 FX = 1991 UF5 
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