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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 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1343479676891073 3.1555e-08  
a 2.248659004017859 6.7123e-09 au
q 1.946556236802248 7.001e-08 au
i 3.281974439369577 3.4034e-06 deg
node 266.9947552336766 6.9704e-05 deg
peri 4.973289870704511 7.1424e-05 deg
M 200.8655935535039 1.7268e-05 deg
tp 2459544.934224236388
(2021-Nov-26.43422424)
5.9873e-05 TDB
period 1231.640128000837
3.37
5.5147e-06
1.51e-08
d
yr
n .2922931721819925 1.3088e-09 deg/d
Q 2.55076177123347 7.6141e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1976  
   data-arc span      25071 days (68.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1951-09-04  
   last obs. used      2020-04-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49388  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 02:08:30  

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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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1979-Jan-25 04:01 < 00:01 Amphi 0.0429105543384395 0.0429093269204074 0.0429117818460206 3.84728368477048 3.8472836499484 2443898.667555659 0.441406891220796 125.078813776312 27.2400390538537 -63.344794400488 211747.620577623 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-May-20 02:08:41 2020-May-20 02:08
2081-Mar-14 13:10 < 00:01 Eunom 0.0490882143446554 0.0490831224575895 0.0490933063930517 5.2686287605375 5.26862870626009 2481203.048348608 0.467559953438838 290.406026099336 30.7326870627946 -29.2820527049152 118859.830860138 T 35 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-May-20 02:08:41 2020-May-20 02:08

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