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14631 Benbryan (1998 VS32)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014631
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08031162587499976 3.8353e-08  
a 3.148750470282056 1.8819e-08 au
q 2.895869200539034 1.2135e-07 au
i 15.27915818296372 4.1165e-06 deg
node 91.25186037916561 1.736e-05 deg
peri 162.1454565529725 3.2835e-05 deg
M 115.0835223984638 2.8455e-05 deg
tp 2457948.096262795854
(2017-Jul-13.59626280)
0.00015999 TDB
period 2040.825137245082
5.59
1.8296e-05
5.009e-08
d
yr
n .1763992384403719 1.5814e-09 deg/d
Q 3.401631740025079 2.033e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2594  
   data-arc span      17812 days (48.77 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-01-25  
   last obs. used      2019-11-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .35296  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 03:50:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.88368 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.69718 au 
 T_jup = 3.148 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.0   n/a MPO365426  
diameter diameter 17.461 km 0.234 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.084   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

14631 Benryan           Discovered 1998 Nov. 15 by the Catalina Sky Survey.
Ben H. Bryan (b. 1980) is the Lockheed Martin floor lead for the OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Sample Return Mission. He was also the lead manufacturing engineer for the OSIRIS-REx structure, a role he also performed on the Orion heat shield.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2016-08-18Last Updated: 2016-08-22

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Alternate Designations
 1998 VS32 = 1971 BW = 1986 WY6 
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