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8140 Hardersen (1981 EO15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008140
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06812132171468911 4.9675e-08  
a 2.733181015135734 1.5608e-08 au
q 2.546993111899192 1.3807e-07 au
i 6.798139240964486 5.2882e-06 deg
node 220.6708484410653 4.1018e-05 deg
peri 192.9836166865414 5.7302e-05 deg
M 17.14012954405808 3.856e-05 deg
tp 2457321.919892391151
(2015-Oct-26.41989239)
0.00017671 JED
period 1650.444861952196
4.52
1.4137e-05
3.87e-08
d
yr
n .2181230093165191 1.8684e-09 deg/d
Q 2.919368918372276 1.6671e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1357  
   data-arc span      15060 days (41.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-09-25  
   last obs. used      2015-12-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52661  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:06:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.55704 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.36906 au 
 T_jup = 3.340 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.3 mag n/a MPO358710  

8140 Hardersen           Discovered 1981 Mar. 1 by S. J. Bus at Siding Spring in the course of the U.K. Schmidt-Caltech Asteroid Survey.
Paul S. Hardersen (b. 1965) is a professor and observatory director in the Department of Space Studies at the University of North Dakota. His research includes mineralogical analysis of minor-planet surfaces using telescopic measurements in the near-infrared.
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Reference: 20120506/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-05-09

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Alternate Designations
 1981 EO15 = 1974 SM4 = 1979 YG5 
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