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129561 Chuhachi (1997 CS21)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2129561
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1041223454605354 6.778e-08  
a 2.582175658501392 3.2332e-08 AU
q 2.313313472547124 1.7724e-07 AU
i 2.249272761334722 1.0706e-05 deg
node 5.514005762375241 0.00016117 deg
peri 248.5002079847424 0.00016996 deg
M 7.202977332965629 4.9305e-05 deg
tp 2456970.175988795128
(2014-Nov-08.67598880)
0.0002076 JED
period 1515.573842470968
4.15
2.8465e-05
7.793e-08
d
yr
n .2375337907739695 4.4613e-09 deg/d
Q 2.851037844455659 3.5698e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      244  
   data-arc span      6295 days (17.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-02-09  
   last obs. used      2014-05-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .47802  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-11 04:04:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.30144 AU 
 T_jup = 3.415 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.3 mag n/a MPO280655  

129561 Chuhachi           Discovered 1997 Feb. 9 by A. Nakamura at Kuma Kogen.
In 1891 a self-taught aviation engineer, Chuhachi Ninomiya (1866-1936) became the first Japanese to fly a propeller-driven model aircraft. A manpowered aircraft, not completed in Ninomiya's time because of the lack of funds, was manufactured in 1991 following his design, and it flew 50 meters.
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Reference: 20091004/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-10-06

Alternate Designations
 1997 CS21 = 1999 TZ225 = 2001 AF1 
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