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8371 Goven (1991 TJ14)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008371
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05769066786472187 4.1234e-08  
a 2.716459855049296 1.1373e-08 au
q 2.559745471783797 1.0932e-07 au
i 3.891801254954699 3.868e-06 deg
node 115.88897113 5.7951e-05 deg
peri 202.5925745415136 7.0269e-05 deg
M 185.4502464554241 4.2161e-05 deg
tp 2459793.403076443253
(2022-Aug-01.90307644)
0.0001927 TDB
period 1635.322317694794
4.48
1.027e-05
2.812e-08
d
yr
n .2201400886569372 1.3825e-09 deg/d
Q 2.873174238314796 1.2029e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1974  
   data-arc span      24080 days (65.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-05-23  
   last obs. used      2020-04-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4926  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 02:57:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.54675 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.29331 au 
 T_jup = 3.355 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9   n/a MPO458913  

8371 Goven           Discovered 1991 Oct. 2 by C. P. de Saint-Aignan at Palomar.
The village of Goven in Brittany is the home of the Bernardinis, who were an extraordinary host family for the discoverer during his year-long stay there. Jean-Paul Bernardini served as a navigator in the French Marine during the 1960s, frequently practising the dying art of celestial navigation.
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Reference: 19990928/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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