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161371 Bertrandou (2003 SO244)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2161371
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0614880035914481 7.0588e-08  
a 2.63770467794387 3.3492e-08 AU
q 2.475517483233278 1.8499e-07 AU
i 3.563028886718849 9.4054e-06 deg
node 199.3964722318773 0.00012301 deg
peri 279.6474263986161 0.00014864 deg
M 63.01085746990654 8.1182e-05 deg
tp 2456526.626148022915
(2013-Aug-22.12614802)
0.00035232 JED
period 1564.723774134299
4.28
2.9802e-05
8.159e-08
d
yr
n .2300725571829278 4.3819e-09 deg/d
Q 2.799891872654462 3.5551e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      205  
   data-arc span      6669 days (18.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-12-27  
   last obs. used      2014-03-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .67546  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 16:24:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.4944 AU 
 T_jup = 3.391 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.2 mag n/a MPO257722  

161371 Bertrandou           Discovered 2003 Sept. 25 by B. Christophe at Saint-Sulpice.
Bertrand Christophe (b. 1976), the discoverer's son, was named for Bertrandou le Fifre, a character in Edmond Rostand's play Cyrano de Bergerac. During the siege of Arras, Cyrano asks Bertrandou to play a Gascogne song with his fife to distract the cadets from their hunger.
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Reference: 20080819/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-08-25

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Alternate Designations
 2003 SO244 = 1999 TU56 = 2005 AQ67 
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