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172850 Coppens (2005 EU27)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2172850
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05567886658645309 8.4174e-08  
a 2.813768777082629 4.5795e-08 AU
q 2.657101320738318 2.3474e-07 AU
i 1.785565876366628 1.126e-05 deg
node 23.36460305431653 0.00027946 deg
peri 63.61426000712829 0.00030018 deg
M 107.0958032218324 0.00011287 deg
tp 2456487.637449515005
(2013-Jul-14.13744952)
0.00053861 JED
period 1723.975287735268
4.72
4.2087e-05
1.152e-07
d
yr
n .2088196986123396 5.0979e-09 deg/d
Q 2.97043623342694 4.8345e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      126  
   data-arc span      6092 days (16.68 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-10-14  
   last obs. used      2015-06-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .62154  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 15:27:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.67367 AU 
 T_jup = 3.317 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.7 mag n/a MPO245260  

172850 Coppens           Discovered 2005 Mar. 3 by J.-C. Merlin at Tenagra II.
A native of Vannes (Brittany, France), Yves Coppens (b. 1934) is an internationally known paleoanthropologist. A professor and former chair of anthropology of the Paris Muséum National d´Histoire Naturelle, he codiscovered Lucy, the Australopithecus afarensis in Ethiopia.
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Reference: 20080321/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-03-26

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Alternate Designations
 2005 EU27 = 2003 YO173 
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