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12659 Schlegel (1973 UR5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012659
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1964762000302581 4.0083e-08  
a 2.374962404074363 6.9326e-09 au
q 1.908338815707106 9.5208e-08 au
i 2.825180115514401 4.1221e-06 deg
node 29.9451610194796 6.9516e-05 deg
peri 14.81268003261886 7.0485e-05 deg
M 142.7406500099224 9.9853e-06 deg
tp 2458070.435517535240
(2017-Nov-12.93551754)
3.6437e-05 TDB
period 1336.852632197267
3.66
5.8535e-06
1.603e-08
d
yr
n .2692892180705811 1.1791e-09 deg/d
Q 2.84158599244162 8.2947e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1429  
   data-arc span      16632 days (45.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-10-27  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48935  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 02:04:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .917115 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.55679 au 
 T_jup = 3.514 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9   n/a MPO473938  
rotation period rot_per 9.70 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Chang, C.-K.; Lin, H.-W.; Ip, W.-H.; Prince, T.A.; et al. (2016) Astrophys. J. Sup. Ser. 227, A20.]

12659 Schlegel           Discovered 1973 Oct. 27 by F. Borngen at Tautenburg.
The brothers August Wilhelm (1767-1845) and Friedrich (1772-1829) Schlegel, both famous writers, philologists and teachers at the University of Jena, were leaders of the German early Romantic period and editors of its journal Athenaeum.
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Reference: 20000523/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1973 UR5 = 1991 PT6 
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