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14014 Munchhausen (1994 AL16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014014
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07098654462188438 1.6193e-08  
a 3.056860875905223 1.3735e-08 au
q 2.839864884934885 4.8469e-08 au
i 9.819601604434215 9.2323e-07 deg
node 180.0231957004141 6.809e-06 deg
peri 283.1118189763105 2.3081e-05 deg
M 31.09741175995601 1.9499e-05 deg
tp 2459031.870450195082
(2020-Jul-01.37045019)
0.00010562 TDB
period 1952.144390612664
5.34
1.3157e-05
3.602e-08
d
yr
n .184412588398247 1.2429e-09 deg/d
Q 3.273856866875562 1.471e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2235  
   data-arc span      11701 days (32.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-03-02  
   last obs. used      2021-03-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50871  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 00:15:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.87698 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.85054 au 
 T_jup = 3.209 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.17   n/a E2021B10  
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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