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12873 Clausewitz (1998 OU7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2012873
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .124872794680041 4.2817e-08  
a 2.344846251976788 9.2576e-09 au
q 2.052038747397427 1.0284e-07 au
i 5.336001789993798 4.3844e-06 deg
node 297.7037201536182 3.9213e-05 deg
peri 26.74240506962423 4.1577e-05 deg
M 23.12413406004093 1.4025e-05 deg
tp 2458916.257167150746
(2020-Mar-07.75716715)
5.1037e-05 TDB
period 1311.505103152719
3.59
7.7668e-06
2.126e-08
d
yr
n .2744937851439527 1.6256e-09 deg/d
Q 2.63765375655615 1.0414e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2107  
   data-arc span      10211 days (27.96 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-13  
   last obs. used      2019-08-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45748  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-28 22:57:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.04119 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.64591 au 
 T_jup = 3.545 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO435823  

12873 Clausewitz           Discovered 1998 July 26 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Carl von Clausewitz (1780-1831) was a Prussian general and intellectual who gained extensive combat experience by fighting against the armies of the French Revolution and Napoleon. His famous book Vom Kriege ("On War") is considered one of the most influential works of military philosophy in the Western world.
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Reference: 20050125/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-06-01

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Alternate Designations
 1998 OU7 = 1991 RJ14 = 1993 BL13 
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