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109712 Giger (2001 RH46)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2109712
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2583889270735045 3.4814e-08  
a 2.673614283031406 1.3907e-08 au
q 1.982781957030524 8.9171e-08 au
i 12.96652627866932 5.8678e-06 deg
node 166.4735324629529 1.6382e-05 deg
peri 254.1624281290778 2.0742e-05 deg
M 73.34034491239846 1.0933e-05 deg
tp 2458675.197797937916
(2019-Jul-10.69779794)
4.7992e-05 TDB
period 1596.785410298127
4.37
1.2459e-05
3.411e-08
d
yr
n .2254529617306476 1.7591e-09 deg/d
Q 3.364446609032287 1.7501e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      436  
   data-arc span      6787 days (18.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-08-25  
   last obs. used      2020-03-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .57918  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 19:07:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.03889 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.1809 au 
 T_jup = 3.296 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.9   n/a MPO417563  

109712 Giger           Discovered 2001 Sept. 12 by R. A. Tucker at Goodricke-Pigott.
Hans Ruedi Giger (1940-2014) was a Swiss painter, sculptor, set designer and film director. His themes included science fiction, the occult, and fantasy. He was part of a team that won an Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects for its work on the film Alien.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2018-05-29Last Updated: 2018-09-17

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Alternate Designations
 2001 RH46 = 2001 RA144 
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