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57901 Hitchens (2002 CH275)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2057901
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1479877996602833 5.4805e-08  
a 2.678230917160637 2.8627e-08 au
q 2.281885416747892 1.5345e-07 au
i 12.21568388205536 8.9407e-06 deg
node 322.4666850389156 3.3344e-05 deg
peri 117.4983323172387 4.9532e-05 deg
M 61.92829430460706 3.673e-05 deg
tp 2457125.104351813125
(2015-Apr-12.60435181)
0.00016176 JED
period 1600.923042698744
4.38
2.5668e-05
7.028e-08
d
yr
n .2248702719608137 3.6053e-09 deg/d
Q 3.074576417573382 3.2863e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      728  
   data-arc span      7096 days (19.43 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-07-14  
   last obs. used      2015-12-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .47632  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 15:22:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.32622 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.18806 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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