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48070 Zizza (2001 FB4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2048070
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1966676011944631 3.3466e-08  
a 2.858159954549668 1.4769e-08 au
q 2.29605249245831 9.7859e-08 au
i 3.346418584648943 4.9994e-06 deg
node 190.1654210039201 6.4062e-05 deg
peri 78.95700759322551 6.5491e-05 deg
M 290.8163540887589 1.5846e-05 deg
tp 2459339.679164760629
7.9116e-05 TDB
period 1764.932993998031
n .203973749272207 1.581e-09 deg/d
Q 3.420267416641027 1.7673e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1419  
   data-arc span      7863 days (21.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-10-18  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52036  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 09:42:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28295 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.69206 au 
 T_jup = 3.271 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0   n/a MPO468347  
diameter diameter 9.119 km 0.266 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
geometric albedo albedo 0.064   0.015 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

48070 Zizza           Discovered 2001 Mar. 19 by D. Healy at Junk Bond Observatory.
Frank Zizza is associate professor of mathematics at the University of Arizona South and past president of the Huachuca Astronomy Club. He is credited with originating the idea of establishing an astronomical observatory on the university's campus in Sierra Vista.
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Reference: 20040504/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 2001 FB4 = 2000 CH6 
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