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114829 Chierchia (2003 OC21)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2114829
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1830039983354802 9.8677e-08  
a 2.610486089374391 3.7148e-08 au
q 2.132756697419726 2.6529e-07 au
i 13.11039950518782 1.1207e-05 deg
node 309.5387306333535 3.9592e-05 deg
peri 39.152713823779 4.9969e-05 deg
M 22.0417985291753 3.8673e-05 deg
tp 2457506.175387547347
0.00016394 JED
period 1540.566684610988
n .2336802448060885 4.9881e-09 deg/d
Q 3.088215481329057 4.3947e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      262  
   data-arc span      6673 days (18.27 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-03-13  
   last obs. used      2015-06-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56181  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 14:38:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.13977 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.34378 au 
 T_jup = 3.350 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0 mag n/a MPO248078  

114829 Chierchia           Discovered 2003 July 23 by the Campo Imperatore Near Earth Object Survey.
Luigi Chierchia (b. 1957), a professor of mathematical analysis at Rome 3 University, has directed the local unit of the Italian national research project "Nonlinear analysis and variational problems". His interests include dynamical systems and celestial mechanics. In 1995 he received the prize of the Institut Henri Poincaré.
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Reference: 20080520/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

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