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12729 Berger (1991 RL7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012729
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04513933123048131 1.1336e-08  
a 2.404124374325207 7.7073e-09 au
q 2.295603807873268 3.0416e-08 au
i 11.55006876664124 3.8951e-07 deg
node 213.8018338434922 4.1639e-06 deg
peri 116.4640397651819 2.7377e-05 deg
M 43.51439886328557 2.9548e-05 deg
tp 2459231.924830236581
(2021-Jan-17.42483024)
0.00011159 TDB
period 1361.550720279384
3.73
6.5474e-06
1.793e-08
d
yr
n .2644043990708841 1.2715e-09 deg/d
Q 2.512644940777146 8.0552e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2265  
   data-arc span      13893 days (38.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      1983-06-14  
   last obs. used      2021-06-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45821  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 13:54:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.31137 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.61432 au 
 T_jup = 3.495 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.78   n/a E2021B10  
rotation period rot_per 10.8065 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]

12729 Berger           Discovered 1991 Sept. 13 by F. Borngen and L. D. Schmadel at Tautenburg.
The German medical doctor Hans Berger (1873-1941) was professor of neurology and psychiatry in Jena. He invented the electroencephalograph, placing electrical recording equipment on the surface of the skull.
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Reference: 20000523/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1991 RL7 = 1998 QO65 
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