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85472 Xizezong (1997 LF4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2085472
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2009004113049477 9.5553e-08  
a 2.31122978835371 2.4296e-08 AU
q 1.846902773253203 2.297e-07 AU
i 9.284762677284402 8.6692e-06 deg
node 249.3498240851994 5.5386e-05 deg
peri 350.0089464679469 6.2349e-05 deg
M 18.63417356349888 3.5112e-05 deg
tp 2456934.069005839923
(2014-Oct-03.56900584)
0.00012472 JED
period 1283.403195539254
3.51
2.0237e-05
5.541e-08
d
yr
n .2805042104081227 4.4231e-09 deg/d
Q 2.775556803454218 2.9177e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      280  
   data-arc span      6138 days (16.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-06-09  
   last obs. used      2014-03-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .60016  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 15:52:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .836688 AU 
 T_jup = 3.540 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.6 mag n/a MPO250929  

85472 Xizezong           Discovered 1997 June 9 by the Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program, Xinglong.
Chinese science historian and academician of Chinese Academy of Sciences Xi Zezong (b. 1927) made many contributions to the history of science, especially to the history of astronomy. His New Catalogue of Ancient Novae (1955) has received wide attention in the contemporary astrophysical community.
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Reference: 20070402/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-07-05

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Alternate Designations
 1997 LF4 = 2000 EJ21 
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