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57901 Hitchens (2002 CH275)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2057901
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 2 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1475063261795227 6.7976e-08  
a 2.677023107153744 5.4266e-08 AU
q 2.282145263519805 1.7501e-07 AU
i 12.21783138821882 1.104e-05 deg
node 322.4660086065406 3.5892e-05 deg
peri 117.3261559140835 6.2536e-05 deg
M 287.0936731957561 6.0091e-05 deg
tp 2457124.495757843477
(2015-Apr-11.99575784)
0.00027439 JED
period 1599.840205045993
4.38
4.8646e-05
1.332e-07
d
yr
n .2250224734098681 6.8421e-09 deg/d
Q 3.071900950787684 6.2271e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      584  
   data-arc span      6173 days (16.90 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-07-14  
   last obs. used      2013-06-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53225  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-06 06:42:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.32639 AU 
 T_jup = 3.330 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6 mag n/a MPO263798  

57901 Hitchens           Discovered 2002 Feb. 9 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Christopher E. Hitchens (b. 1949), an intellectual of broad interests who lists "disputation" among his hobbies, lectures copiously and writes for a number of periodicals as a pundit and critic. Hitchens is the author of numerous books, including works on Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine, Mother Theresa and George Orwell.
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Reference: 20101128/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-12-06

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Alternate Designations
 2002 CH275 = 1996 NQ5 
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