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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 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08031162687456195 3.779e-08  
a 3.148750469762723 1.8502e-08 au
q 2.895869196914037 1.1899e-07 au
i 15.27915769565803 4.006e-06 deg
node 91.25185766815267 1.6613e-05 deg
peri 162.1454601935147 3.1463e-05 deg
M 115.0835215770869 2.7679e-05 deg
tp 2457948.096267613611
(2017-Jul-13.59626761)
0.00015529 TDB
period 2040.825136740182
5.59
1.7987e-05
4.925e-08
d
yr
n .1763992384840131 1.5547e-09 deg/d
Q 3.401631742611408 1.9988e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2673  
   data-arc span      17848 days (48.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-01-25  
   last obs. used      2019-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .34944  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 23:48:24  

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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