DE19710117 (Wurzburg)



 
 
CHARACTERISTICS
BEST ORBIT (1950.0)
Semimajor axis: 2.35 AU 
Eccentricity: 0.62 
Inclination: 2.71 deg. 
Longitude of the ascending node: 116.75 deg. 
Argument of perihelion: 321.0 deg. 
Apparition time: 1971 01 17 18:20 UT

Image of the orbit


 
BEST TRAJECTORY IN THE ATMOSPHERE
Beginning Height: 75 km
End Height: 45 km

Apparent Radiant 

  • Inclination over the horizon: 14 deg.

    Speed: 15.7 km/s
    Absolute Visual magnitude: -17

  • PHYSICAL PARAMETERS
    Mass: 1.6E+3 kg
    Size: 2.2 m
    Classification: IIIB (weak cometary)

     
     
    REFERENCES
  • Ceplecha Z.: Impacts of meteoroids larger than 1 m into Earth's atmosphere. Astronomy and Astrophysics 286, (1994), 967-970. 
  • Last update: 13/10/2000