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4479 Charlieparker (1985 CP1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004479
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1013455839717498 6.3943e-08  
a 2.755063584742736 2.0836e-08 AU
q 2.475850056867682 1.7159e-07 AU
i 5.311276467077101 6.0306e-06 deg
node 157.3743758853626 5.6297e-05 deg
peri 55.93632270076222 6.2506e-05 deg
M 124.072999400864 2.5244e-05 deg
tp 2456424.833911018079
(2013-May-12.33391102)
0.00011887 JED
period 1670.305328590681
4.57
1.8948e-05
5.188e-08
d
yr
n .2155294567034338 2.445e-09 deg/d
Q 3.034277112617791 2.2947e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1216  
   data-arc span      15493 days (42.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1972-04-19  
   last obs. used      2014-09-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49143  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:01:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.47633 AU 
 T_jup = 3.330 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8 mag n/a MPO267725  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

4479 Charlieparker           Discovered 1985 Feb. 10 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
Charlie "Bird" Parker (1920-1955) was one of the greatest masters of the alto saxophone. Because of his brilliant use of chords and arpeggios, he has usually been named the principal inventor of bebop, which led to the development of modern jazz.
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Reference: 20051215/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-03-22

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Alternate Designations
 1985 CP1 = 1972 HZ = 1987 SW28 
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