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69230 Hermes (1937 UB)
Classification: Apollo [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 2069230
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 87 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .6241350101066357 1.5304e-08  
a 1.655109415214446 1.6128e-09 AU
q .6220976836219897 2.5929e-08 AU
i 6.068237981766452 6.3435e-06 deg
node 34.24297317200453 6.8971e-06 deg
peri 92.71316293373344 6.8011e-06 deg
M 320.3225723190752 3.1171e-06 deg
tp 2456886.219474241808
(2014-Aug-16.71947424)
6.8594e-06 JED
period 777.7472616221653
2.13
1.1368e-06
3.112e-09
d
yr
n .4628753037961712 6.7657e-10 deg/d
Q 2.688121146806902 2.6194e-09 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      827  
   # delay obs. used      3  
   # Doppler obs. used      3  
   data-arc span      26962 days (73.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1937-10-25  
   last obs. used      2011-08-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .4472  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-05 09:24:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .00428968 AU 
 T_jup = 4.020 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 17.5 mag n/a MPO236694  
rotation period rot_per 13.894 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; et al. (2003) IAUC 8233. (1937 UB)]
[Behrend, R. (2003) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Pravec, P.; et al. (2006) Icarus 181, 63-93.]

69230 Hermes           Discovered 1937 Oct. 28 by K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg.
Hermes was the messenger of the gods, son of Zeus and Maia. His attributes are the most complex and varied of those of any of the major gods. He was a deity of wealth, god of trade and travelers, of commerce, manual skill, oratory and eloquence, of thieves and of the wind. Named by the Astronomisches Rechen-Institut.
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Reference: 20031110/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-11-12

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