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20080 Maeharatorakichi (1994 EO1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020080
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1439450926926146 6.1897e-08  
a 2.341052906607973 8.7283e-09 au
q 2.004069828967974 1.4652e-07 au
i 10.13890769369726 6.3057e-06 deg
node 31.30114265741917 2.3253e-05 deg
peri 133.7137532517362 2.7364e-05 deg
M 122.006465161273 1.3564e-05 deg
tp 2458557.100076598308
(2019-Mar-14.60007660)
4.9194e-05 TDB
period 1308.323884423762
3.58
7.3169e-06
2.003e-08
d
yr
n .2751612229096914 1.5389e-09 deg/d
Q 2.678035984247972 9.9848e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1460  
   data-arc span      18310 days (50.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      1969-03-23  
   last obs. used      2019-05-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44754  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 02:48:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.02358 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.31076 au 
 T_jup = 3.529 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO474030  
diameter diameter 8.110 km 0.168 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 13. h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2012) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.045   0.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

20080 Maeharatorakichi           Discovered 1994 Mar. 7 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.
Torakichi Maehara (1872-1950) was an amateur astronomer and one of the charter members of the Astronomical Society of Japan, which was founded in 1908. He established his own observatory and made many visual and photographic observations, including Halley's comet in 1910.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2017-10-05Last Updated: 2017-10-09

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Alternate Designations
 1994 EO1 = 1969 FO = 1978 VM 
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