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13920 Montecorvino (1985 PE1)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013920
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2376286029204089 1.6872e-08  
a 2.163350369232412 3.872e-09 au
q 1.649276443364363 3.6979e-08 au
i 3.137596913239783 8.4472e-07 deg
node 308.404709551049 1.5939e-05 deg
peri 9.502758648624106 1.6615e-05 deg
M 49.41484572162847 4.1328e-06 deg
tp 2459040.969523277880
(2020-Jul-10.46952328)
1.3365e-05 TDB
period 1162.221004260386
3.18
3.1203e-06
8.543e-09
d
yr
n .3097517586417196 8.316e-10 deg/d
Q 2.67742429510046 4.7921e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2239  
   data-arc span      15077 days (41.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-11-24  
   last obs. used      2021-03-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4707  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 00:12:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .634081 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.62892 au 
 T_jup = 3.656 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.71   n/a E2021B10  
rotation period rot_per 2.20231 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pray, D.; Pravec, P.; Husarik, M.; Cervak, G.; et al. (2020) CBET 4858.]

13920 Montecorvino           Discovered 1985 Aug. 15 by E. Bowell at the Lowell Observatory's Anderson Mesa Station.
Montecorvino Rovella is a small Italian town east of Salerno, Campania. Regionally known as the "town of astronomy", it boasts an important amateur astronomical observatory named in honor of Montecorvino's citizen Gian Camillo Gloriosi (1572-1643). The citation is endorsed by A. W. Harris and V. Zappalà.
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Reference: 20050721/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

Alternate Designations
 1985 PE1 = 1979 WM8 
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