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46514 Lasswitz (1977 JA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046514
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2023192635738745 6.4885e-08  
a 2.307304829751007 6.3823e-09 au
q 1.84049261575534 1.5036e-07 au
i 23.80417563992084 7.0328e-06 deg
node 239.024328688354 8.7947e-06 deg
peri 1.109918918213175 1.5252e-05 deg
M 350.1328348851765 9.6208e-06 deg
tp 2458635.586963452184
(2019-Jun-01.08696345)
3.4235e-05 TDB
period 1280.135347467755
3.50
5.3115e-06
1.454e-08
d
yr
n .2812202637104885 1.1668e-09 deg/d
Q 2.774117043746675 7.6736e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      729  
   data-arc span      15438 days (42.27 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-05-15  
   last obs. used      2019-08-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52654  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 02:11:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .828264 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.24864 au 
 T_jup = 3.448 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO236605  

46514 Lasswitz           Discovered 1977 May 15 by H.-E. Schuster at the European Southern Observatory.
In a poem by German philosopher Kurd Lasswitz (1848-1910) the sweetheart of a student of Argelander was impressed that the BD had 320~000 stars. The lad assured her that "I wish them to hell for a kiss from your lips!". Later, in a dream, his boss warned he would have no success in life until he kissed her 320~000 times.
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Reference: 20050407/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-04-15

Alternate Designations
 1977 JA = 1991 KR1 = 1998 KM2 
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