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14014 Munchhausen (1994 AL16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014014
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0709275729757143 3.3277e-08  
a 3.056745596121391 1.5835e-08 au
q 2.839938049784298 1.0618e-07 au
i 9.819012966106683 4.7345e-06 deg
node 180.0306312595616 2.2607e-05 deg
peri 283.2068621984955 4.3088e-05 deg
M 354.1265133925735 3.5648e-05 deg
tp 2459032.347903723799
(2020-Jul-01.84790372)
0.00019329 TDB
period 1952.033963280122
5.34
1.5169e-05
4.153e-08
d
yr
n .1844230206912333 1.4331e-09 deg/d
Q 3.273553142458485 1.6959e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1971  
   data-arc span      11582 days (31.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-03-02  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52839  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:55:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.87716 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.8512 au 
 T_jup = 3.209 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1   n/a MPO365419  
diameter diameter 8.647 km 0.070 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.867 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.149   0.029 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

14014 Münchhausen           Discovered 1994 Jan. 14 by F. Borngen at Tautenburg.
Karl Friedrich Hieronymus Freiherr von Münchhausen (1720-1797), also known as the "lies baron", was a member of a German noble lineage, first mentioned in 1183. He was an excellent narrator of anecdotes and exaggerated adventure stories, which later were captured in novels, plays and films.
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Reference: 20000726/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1994 AL16 = 1989 EF5 
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