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57901 Hitchens (2002 CH275)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2057901
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1484263085055585 4.9441e-08  
a 2.677656341540985 2.1299e-08 au
q 2.280221695319558 1.3105e-07 au
i 12.21033349910728 8.8412e-06 deg
node 322.4457234743655 2.9525e-05 deg
peri 117.4172497896515 4.6899e-05 deg
M 106.9633019227232 3.5752e-05 deg
tp 2457124.986355187359
(2015-Apr-12.48635519)
0.00015726 JED
period 1600.407888083198
4.38
1.9095e-05
5.228e-08
d
yr
n .2249426553571731 2.6839e-09 deg/d
Q 3.075090987762412 2.446e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      872  
   data-arc span      7214 days (19.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-07-14  
   last obs. used      2016-04-14  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .4755  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 14:47:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.32348 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.18733 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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