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14832 Alechinsky (1987 QC3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014832
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1242007299029188 3.6588e-08  
a 2.292464580323998 7.5171e-09 au
q 2.00773880617117 8.3477e-08 au
i 5.729566925831849 4.4714e-06 deg
node 307.3838887450536 3.8361e-05 deg
peri 78.24860353714699 4.2561e-05 deg
M 114.2809473872373 1.9028e-05 deg
tp 2458598.039085562973
(2019-Apr-24.53908556)
6.6443e-05 TDB
period 1267.80476107175
3.47
6.2358e-06
1.707e-08
d
yr
n .2839553936488382 1.3967e-09 deg/d
Q 2.577190354476828 8.4507e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1643  
   data-arc span      11938 days (32.68 yr)  
   first obs. used      1987-08-22  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51133  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 04:04:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02065 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.86877 au 
 T_jup = 3.580 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO358775  
diameter diameter 4.359 km 0.176 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.07 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Chang, C.-K.; Ip, W.-H.; Cheng, Y.-C.; Ngeow, C.-C.; et al. (2014) Astrophys. J. 788, A17.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.194   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

14832 Alechinsky           Discovered 1987 Aug. 27 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Belgian painter Pierre Alechinsky (b. 1927) founded the expressionist movement "CoBrA", a name linking the cities of Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam. One of the leading artists in mid-century Europe, he is well known for his treatment of colors ("Walking Blue"), graphic humor and versatility in media and techniques.
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Reference: 20001013/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1987 QC3 = 1994 PY32 
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