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20230 Blanchard (1997 XH5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020230
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08038284534112457 7.2327e-08  
a 2.311566754133356 1.6716e-08 AU
q 2.125756441240169 1.6362e-07 AU
i 3.55727405256973 8.1569e-06 deg
node 345.8414143664407 8.5075e-05 deg
peri 141.6568906181097 9.5161e-05 deg
M 307.6699309191695 4.3568e-05 deg
tp 2457187.097960923772
(2015-Jun-13.59796092)
0.00015601 JED
period 1283.683876449639
3.51
1.3925e-05
3.812e-08
d
yr
n .2804428774128357 3.0421e-09 deg/d
Q 2.497377067026543 1.806e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      512  
   data-arc span      21501 days (58.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-09-06  
   last obs. used      2013-07-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .60618  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 22:39:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.14219 AU 
 T_jup = 3.577 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6 mag n/a MPO267783  

20230 Blanchard           Discovered 1997 Dec. 6 by the OCA-DLR Asteroid Survey at Caussols.
Guillaume Blanchard (b. 1969) is a French optician who specializes in astronomical optics. An amateur astronomer for more than 20 years, he has built many telescopes and is now working in the field of optical correctors. He has written several papers on the history of optics.
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Reference: 20030806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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