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343000 Ijontichy (2009 BH73)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2343000
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04003156235400817 1.4961e-07  
a 2.96955201188617 6.7278e-08 au
q 2.850676205358879 4.7889e-07 au
i 9.081103710987538 8.7784e-06 deg
node 301.1985194706791 7.8692e-05 deg
peri 89.7713052718555 0.00014009 deg
M 87.30526245387797 0.00011945 deg
tp 2458147.213533378339
(2018-Jan-28.71353338)
0.00061499 TDB
period 1869.109872615124
5.12
6.352e-05
1.739e-07
d
yr
n .1926050497482601 6.5455e-09 deg/d
Q 3.088427818413462 6.9972e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      149  
   data-arc span      5906 days (16.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-11-14  
   last obs. used      2019-01-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .71262  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-14 11:44:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.87312 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.13553 au 
 T_jup = 3.243 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.7   n/a MPO434157  

343000 Ijontichy           Discovered 2009 Jan. 29 by E. Schwab and U. Zimmer at Taunus.
"Ijon Tichy: Raumpilot" is a satirical German science fiction TV series. The space traveller Ijon Tichy, played by the actor Oliver Jahn, navigates the universe in his "three-room rocket". The story is based on "The Star Diaries\" by Stanisław Lem.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2013-09-19Last Updated: 2013-09-23

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