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9885 Linux (1994 TM14)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2009885
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06731506542418544 4.0921e-08  
a 2.358147352928003 1.322e-08 AU
q 2.199408509585785 9.468e-08 AU
i 6.11043636072466 7.1578e-06 deg
node 198.2085341664686 3.9599e-05 deg
peri 253.6445621341745 6.9966e-05 deg
M 146.7457026514539 5.6491e-05 deg
tp 2456461.339922502312
(2013-Jun-17.83992250)
0.00020755 JED
period 1322.680149347764
3.62
1.1122e-05
3.045e-08
d
yr
n .2721746449264564 2.2887e-09 deg/d
Q 2.516886196270221 1.411e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1187  
   data-arc span      10717 days (29.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-02-15  
   last obs. used      2014-06-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49736  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:15:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.22471 AU 
 T_jup = 3.542 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4 mag n/a MPO253433  

9885 Linux           Discovered 1994 Oct. 12 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
The Linux operating system was created by Linus Torvalds in 1991. The source code for Linux was placed on the Internet. A massive public collaboration resulted in a robust, feature-rich operating system that has been used by several minor-planet surveys for data collection and analysis.
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Reference: 20001111/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1994 TM14 = 1985 CT2 
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