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14032 Mego (1994 XP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014032
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2108859341626749 2.8442e-08  
a 2.557438877873315 7.188e-09 au
q 2.018110991049058 7.403e-08 au
i 7.324129612510963 2.6161e-06 deg
node 225.220833155001 2.9915e-05 deg
peri 157.8122246865974 3.1107e-05 deg
M 115.425064202892 9.5927e-06 deg
tp 2458521.534816341575
(2019-Feb-07.03481634)
3.8759e-05 TDB
period 1493.847695106698
4.09
6.298e-06
1.724e-08
d
yr
n .2409884228353594 1.016e-09 deg/d
Q 3.096766764697573 8.7039e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2604  
   data-arc span      24292 days (66.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-12-08  
   last obs. used      2020-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45647  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 17:41:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02416 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36882 au 
 T_jup = 3.394 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO416861  
diameter diameter 4.537 km 0.090 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 40.32 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.201   0.033 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

14032 Mego           Discovered 1994 Dec. 4 by M. Koishikawa at the Ayashi Station of the Sendai Astronomical Observatory.
Princess Mego (1568-1653) was the wife of Datemasamune, a feudal lord in the Sendai area. After marriage she took the name Yotuko-in. Her birthplace in Miharu, Fukushima prefecture, is famous for a very old cherry tree, Takisakura. A seedling planted near the Sendai Observatory is known as the "Princess Mego Cherry Tree".
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20070730/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-07

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Alternate Designations
 1994 XP = 1953 XX1 = 1998 QJ93 
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