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4478 Blanco (1984 HG1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004478
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1343479673062742 3.1566e-08  
a 2.248659004639919 6.7537e-09 au
q 1.946556238201596 7.0052e-08 au
i 3.281974462649013 3.4041e-06 deg
node 266.9947516736892 7.0934e-05 deg
peri 4.973291778111699 7.2663e-05 deg
M 200.8655946444794 1.7354e-05 deg
tp 2459544.934220729833
(2021-Nov-26.43422073)
6.0138e-05 TDB
period 1231.640128511911
3.37
5.5487e-06
1.519e-08
d
yr
n .2922931720607042 1.3168e-09 deg/d
Q 2.550761771078242 7.661e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1896  
   data-arc span      24959 days (68.33 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-09-04  
   last obs. used      2020-01-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49944  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-28 19:35:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .930335 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.53688 au 
 T_jup = 3.615 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1   n/a MPO298994  
diameter diameter 3.519 km 0.623 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.347   0.137 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  

4478 Blanco (1984 HG1)          Discovered 1984-Apr-23 by Ferreri and Zappala at La Silla
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1984 HG1 = 1951 RN = 1978 TT1 = 1988 QN 
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