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14032 Mego (1994 XP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014032
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2110793578087543 1.2748e-08  
a 2.556999924711328 6.7287e-09 au
q 2.017270022686228 3.2932e-08 au
i 7.324877148917699 1.8236e-07 deg
node 225.2134259348784 4.4662e-06 deg
peri 157.7965275563036 6.6585e-06 deg
M 163.6474233014327 4.4685e-06 deg
tp 2458521.607250460995
(2019-Feb-07.10725046)
1.6986e-05 TDB
period 1493.463110530395
4.09
5.895e-06
1.614e-08
d
yr
n .241050480230575 9.5148e-10 deg/d
Q 3.096729826736429 8.149e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2723  
   data-arc span      24576 days (67.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-12-08  
   last obs. used      2021-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45766  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 01:40:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02206 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.37009 au 
 T_jup = 3.394 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.49   n/a E2021B10  
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. 2020-October); 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".
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Reference: 20070730/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-08-07

Alternate Designations
 1994 XP = 1953 XX1 = 1998 QJ93 
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