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8126 Chanwainam (1966 BL)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008126
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1610565980267368 6.5934e-08  
a 2.781952354562384 2.5212e-08 AU
q 2.333900572464096 1.794e-07 AU
i 6.973884344903117 6.856e-06 deg
node 300.267299353791 6.4601e-05 deg
peri 196.5185681440733 6.8945e-05 deg
M 142.7816790299127 2.5468e-05 deg
tp 2456128.308614585884
(2012-Jul-19.80861459)
0.00011818 JED
period 1694.817573187281
4.64
2.3039e-05
6.308e-08
d
yr
n .2124122417039744 2.8875e-09 deg/d
Q 3.230004136660672 2.9272e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      850  
   data-arc span      17336 days (47.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1966-01-20  
   last obs. used      2013-07-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52181  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-05 15:53:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34886 AU 
 T_jup = 3.303 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0 mag n/a MPO266001  

8126 Chanwainam           Discovered 1966 Jan. 20 at the Purple Mountain Observatory.
Chan Wainam (b. 1919), who lives in Hong Kong, has devoted his energies to education and charity in China. He established many high schools, primary schools and country hospitals. His maxim is "The value of life is dedication".
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20080520/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

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Alternate Designations
 1966 BL = 1987 SD24 = 1994 CA2 
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