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14361 Boscovich (1988 DE)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014361
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09603672934458191 5.2151e-08  
a 2.582255729371852 1.2726e-08 au
q 2.334264334791672 1.3786e-07 au
i 13.24199473115967 5.2937e-06 deg
node 352.7171964840859 1.4296e-05 deg
peri 174.9433533715695 2.2501e-05 deg
M 268.9223588715389 1.7379e-05 deg
tp 2459383.948086329942
(2021-Jun-18.44808633)
7.3746e-05 TDB
period 1515.644337824667
4.15
1.1204e-05
3.067e-08
d
yr
n .2375227426486421 1.7558e-09 deg/d
Q 2.830247123952033 1.3948e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2031  
   data-arc span      15955 days (43.68 yr)  
   first obs. used      1976-05-31  
   last obs. used      2020-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43299  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 20:56:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34079 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.14065 au 
 T_jup = 3.380 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1   n/a MPO416864  
diameter diameter 7.613 km 0.168 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.211   0.055 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

14361 Boscovich           Discovered 1988 Feb. 17 at Osservatorio San Vittore.
Ruggiero Giuseppe Boscovich (1711-1787), Jesuit professor of mathematics and philosophy at Rome and Pavia, was for some years in Paris and later in Milan, where he founded the Brera Astronomical Observatory. He wrote on the determination of orbits of comets, mathematics and optics.
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Reference: 20010109/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 1988 DE = 1990 UY11 
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