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227641 Nothomb (2006 BD99)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2227641
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07686902428990851 8.4744e-08  
a 2.869861891378042 3.4258e-08 au
q 2.64925840794102 2.5536e-07 au
i 2.4806234780734 1.1121e-05 deg
node 157.6391717840496 0.00016099 deg
peri 230.7878798358408 0.00017204 deg
M 90.8536565620194 6.0668e-05 deg
tp 2458552.343362456382
(2019-Mar-09.84336246)
0.00029802 TDB
period 1775.783117827177
4.86
3.1797e-05
8.706e-08
d
yr
n .2027274594436345 3.63e-09 deg/d
Q 3.090465374815063 3.6891e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      176  
   data-arc span      9246 days (25.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-10-09  
   last obs. used      2020-02-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50636  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-25 06:08:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.65459 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.27251 au 
 T_jup = 3.293 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.5   n/a MPO454636  

227641 Nothomb           Discovered 2006 Jan. 28 by J.-C. Merlin at Nogales.
Amélie Nothomb (b. 1967) is a Belgian writer, born in Kobe (Japan), where her father was an ambassador. One of her most famous novels, Stupeurs et tremblements, won the Grand Prix du roman de l´Académie française in 1999.
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Reference: 20100130/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 2006 BD99 = 2004 TS348 
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