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14205 (1999 BC4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014205
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03275751803958818 2.0333e-08  
a 3.071507953833239 1.6843e-08 au
q 2.970892976626808 6.3942e-08 au
i 11.24370661651274 4.4883e-07 deg
node 127.8457592733204 1.6057e-06 deg
peri 77.82315800350595 3.5175e-05 deg
M 312.8731000771961 3.2526e-05 deg
tp 2459457.890352523985
(2021-Aug-31.39035252)
0.0001773 TDB
period 1966.191857737659
5.38
1.6172e-05
4.428e-08
d
yr
n .1830950517790382 1.506e-09 deg/d
Q 3.17212293103967 1.7394e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2135  
   data-arc span      12148 days (33.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1987-12-20  
   last obs. used      2021-03-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45234  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 01:41:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.99377 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.8708 au 
 T_jup = 3.200 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.88   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 8.237 km 0.174 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 16.7965 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:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.237   0.062 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

14205 (1999 BC4)          Discovered 1999-Jan-18 by Kagawa, T. at Gekko
Reference: 20000320/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

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Alternate Designations
 1999 BC4 = 1987 YJ2 = 1994 CP17 
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