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7032 Hitchcock (1994 VC2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2007032
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09213689810894889 1.855e-08  
a 2.289682840853128 6.1731e-09 au
q 2.078718566243635 4.1797e-08 au
i 3.296665069057639 9.8601e-07 deg
node 250.0746351112753 2.3477e-05 deg
peri 202.5153614726326 2.1128e-05 deg
M 223.4042926242374 9.4226e-06 deg
tp 2459876.671049358837
(2022-Oct-24.17104936)
3.3686e-05 TDB
period 1265.497877569862
3.46
5.1177e-06
1.401e-08
d
yr
n .2844730176010319 1.1504e-09 deg/d
Q 2.500647115462622 6.7418e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2461  
   data-arc span      12314 days (33.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1987-11-22  
   last obs. used      2021-08-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45139  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-24 19:02:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.09587 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.63311 au 
 T_jup = 3.591 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.88   n/a MPO636172  
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

Alternate Designations
 1994 VC2 = 1987 WN1 = 1990 SA16 
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