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46514 Lasswitz (1977 JA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2046514
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .202144359712596 6.3683e-08  
a 2.306944191830433 6.0542e-09 au
q 1.840608435280178 1.4738e-07 au
i 23.80045128594317 5.9788e-06 deg
node 239.0182018892686 7.2034e-06 deg
peri 1.004089463128748 1.1831e-05 deg
M 159.0042245347828 7.9186e-06 deg
tp 2458635.224423072300
(2019-May-31.72442307)
2.7359e-05 TDB
period 1279.835226324164
3.50
5.0381e-06
1.379e-08
d
yr
n .2812862098146509 1.1073e-09 deg/d
Q 2.773279948380688 7.2781e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1225  
   data-arc span      15946 days (43.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-05-15  
   last obs. used      2021-01-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43729  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 09:49:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .827073 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.24836 au 
 T_jup = 3.449 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.57   n/a MPCxxxxx  

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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