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14631 Benbryan (1998 VS32)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014631
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 43 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07967786307211032 2.1055e-08  
a 3.15054914024614 1.5689e-08 au
q 2.899520117247653 7.1279e-08 au
i 15.27620502436274 1.0056e-06 deg
node 91.24819923384862 3.4929e-06 deg
peri 162.4587834298535 1.3619e-05 deg
M 255.063484147106 1.5658e-05 deg
tp 2459991.890572041632
(2023-Feb-16.39057204)
9.0069e-05 TDB
period 2042.57406673824
5.59
1.5257e-05
4.177e-08
d
yr
n .1762481987127543 1.3165e-09 deg/d
Q 3.401578163244626 1.6939e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      4246  
   data-arc span      18403 days (50.38 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-01-25  
   last obs. used      2021-06-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .29635  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 03:36:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.88758 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.69589 au 
 T_jup = 3.148 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.14   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 17.461 km 0.234 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.39117 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:
[McNeill, A.; Mommert, M.; Trilling, D.E.; Llama, J.; Skiff, B. (2019) Ap. J. Suppl. Series 245, id.29.]
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
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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