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4143 Huziak (1981 QN1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004143
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1860630352005017 6.8549e-08  
a 3.092878251572171 2.4031e-08 au
q 2.517407936579032 2.0495e-07 au
i 2.033538767573999 4.9578e-06 deg
node 103.5289304412173 0.00016215 deg
peri 244.7977354980834 0.00016312 deg
M 151.8848414048363 1.848e-05 deg
tp 2456762.286607966409
9.7961e-05 JED
period 1986.747448534283
n .1812006857064741 2.1118e-09 deg/d
Q 3.668348566565311 2.8502e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1639  
   data-arc span      22507 days (61.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-09-04  
   last obs. used      2016-04-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50258  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:47:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.51083 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.74739 au 
 T_jup = 3.196 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.7 mag n/a MPO365297  

4143 Huziak           Discovered 1981 Aug. 29 by L. G. Taff at Socorro.
Richard Huziak (b. 1957) is a Canadian amateur astronomer with wide-ranging interests, which he pursues with a 0.25-m telescope. He has been a most enthusiastic supporter of the Royal Canadian Astronomical Society, Saskatoon Centre, as well as of the American Association of Variable Star Observers.
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Reference: 20040107/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-01-07

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Alternate Designations
 1981 QN1 = 1970 QP1 = 1976 UB3 = 1982 YT3 = 1989 AQ6 
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