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8446 Tazieff (1973 SB6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008446
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1955612092363693 5.2967e-08  
a 2.426330123316109 1.2721e-08 au
q 1.951834070393782 1.275e-07 au
i 1.789589649362086 5.0418e-06 deg
node 142.4816712488191 0.00019153 deg
peri 219.5584274998888 0.00019218 deg
M 66.93679477866428 1.5125e-05 deg
tp 2457143.823756983469
(2015-May-01.32375698)
5.7027e-05 JED
period 1380.458203765146
3.78
1.0856e-05
2.972e-08
d
yr
n .2607829769985894 2.0508e-09 deg/d
Q 2.900826176238436 1.5208e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      984  
   data-arc span      22393 days (61.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-08-27  
   last obs. used      2015-12-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51425  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:07:26  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .947568 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.54465 au 
 T_jup = 3.483 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7 mag n/a MPO299023  

8446 Tazieff           Discovered 1973 Sept. 28 by N. S. Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Garun Tazieff (Taziev; 1914-1998), Polish-born Belgian geologist, volcanologist and writer, was the author of books and films about volcanoes and earthquakes. An outstanding connoisseur of volcanoes, he was one of the best popularizers of earth science.
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Reference: 20001013/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1973 SB6 = 1988 RU5 
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