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343000 Ijontichy (2009 BH73)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2343000
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04037893866294817 1.0801e-07  
a 2.968518513838565 4.5649e-08 au
q 2.848652886848452 3.4434e-07 au
i 9.081768446213266 6.692e-06 deg
node 301.2031278007357 6.1883e-05 deg
peri 88.80972720835123 0.00012371 deg
M 241.6841038440487 0.00011418 deg
tp 2460010.472142332098
(2023-Mar-06.97214233)
0.00060081 TDB
period 1868.134193466425
5.11
4.3091e-05
1.18e-07
d
yr
n .1927056424849225 4.445e-09 deg/d
Q 3.088384140828679 4.7492e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      212  
   data-arc span      6790 days (18.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-11-14  
   last obs. used      2021-06-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .6512  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 16:18:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.8707 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.1367 au 
 T_jup = 3.243 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457840.5 (2017-Mar-28.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03985670765997934 1.0686e-07  
q 2.851115647622107 3.4026e-07 au
tp 2458150.864232180125
(2018-Feb-01.36423218)
0.00059443 TDB
node 301.2202570944883 6.189e-05 deg
peri 90.51916694688926 0.00012679 deg
i 9.080356860038892 6.6908e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      212  
   data-arc span      6790 days (18.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-11-14  
   last obs. used      2021-06-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .6512  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 16:18:36  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.1367 au 
 T_jup = 3.243 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.14192839964398E-14 -3.612720173485887E-14 -2.754329902561769E-11 1.79389105461007E-14 -5.449427847249275E-12 1.829704873854827E-14
q -3.612720173485887E-14 1.157794943477025E-13 9.593421803469407E-11 -5.40299971248637E-14 1.881640981458E-11 -5.700015726687206E-14
tp -2.754329902561769E-11 9.593421803469407E-11 3.533508492039774E-7 4.569546275207472E-11 6.593846711879039E-8 -5.736600026136327E-11
node 1.79389105461007E-14 -5.40299971248637E-14 4.569546275207472E-11 3.830387934717242E-9 -3.775027651685682E-9 2.018077021895979E-10
peri -5.449427847249275E-12 1.881640981458E-11 6.593846711879039E-8 -3.775027651685682E-9 1.607666292467646E-8 -2.106381883489121E-10
i 1.829704873854827E-14 -5.700015726687206E-14 -5.736600026136327E-11 2.018077021895979E-10 -2.106381883489121E-10 4.476662540708183E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.85   n/a MPCxxxxx  

343000 Ijontichy           Discovered 2009 Jan. 29 by E. Schwab and U. Zimmer at Taunus.
"Ijon Tichy: Raumpilot" is a satirical German science fiction TV series. The space traveller Ijon Tichy, played by the actor Oliver Jahn, navigates the universe in his "three-room rocket". The story is based on "The Star Diaries\" by Stanisław Lem.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2013-09-19Last Updated: 2013-09-23
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