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7032 Hitchcock (1994 VC2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007032
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09294391360278409 3.017e-08  
a 2.28816573091262 7.5596e-09 au
q 2.075494652909827 7.0542e-08 au
i 3.299030197329542 3.2518e-06 deg
node 250.1048095982941 6.2227e-05 deg
peri 202.4599702746601 6.5448e-05 deg
M 110.7160380283308 1.9725e-05 deg
tp 2458611.689774763723
(2019-May-08.18977476)
6.9197e-05 TDB
period 1264.240335706763
3.46
6.2651e-06
1.715e-08
d
yr
n .2847559833619333 1.4111e-09 deg/d
Q 2.500836808915414 8.2622e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1935  
   data-arc span      11761 days (32.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1987-11-22  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48937  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 18:18:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.09257 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.63439 au 
 T_jup = 3.592 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO350859  
diameter diameter 4.810 km 0.168 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.304   0.062 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

7032 Hitchcock           Discovered 1994 Nov. 3 by Y. Shimizu and T. Urata at the Nachi-Katsuura Observatory.
The British-born American movie director and producer Alfred Joseph Hitchcock (1899-1980) was known as "a master of suspense" and "god of the thriller". His work includes North by Northwest (1959), Psycho (1960) and The Birds (1963).
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Reference: 19991123/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

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Alternate Designations
 1994 VC2 = 1987 WN1 = 1990 SA16 
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