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13480 Potapov (1978 PX3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013480
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 15 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2192242020495209 5.4258e-08  
a 2.228751956734058 1.0799e-08 au
q 1.740155587452726 1.1953e-07 au
i 5.301404666417943 5.6824e-06 deg
node 309.4427693136794 6.541e-05 deg
peri 31.12472042100485 6.7277e-05 deg
M 137.0275707876052 1.8905e-05 deg
tp 2457137.909732900771
(2015-Apr-25.40973290)
6.1643e-05 JED
period 1215.321086103544
3.33
8.8332e-06
2.418e-08
d
yr
n .2962180152359576 2.153e-09 deg/d
Q 2.717348326015391 1.3167e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      699  
   data-arc span      22074 days (60.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-10-24  
   last obs. used      2016-03-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57353  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:16:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .73304 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.67142 au 
 T_jup = 3.606 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0 mag n/a MPO358761  
rotation period rot_per 10.86 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Chang, C.-K.; Ip, W.-H.; Cheng, Y.-C.; Ngeow, C.-C.; et al. (2014) Astrophys. J. 788, A17.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2016) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

13480 Potapov           Discovered 1978 Aug. 9 by N. S. Chernykh and L. I. Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Mikhail Mikhailovich Potapov (b. 1904) is a distinctive Russian painter who made a series of icon works in the twelfth-century Byzantine manner for several temples. He is especially known for his outstanding paintings and portraits in the ancient Egyptian style.
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Reference: 20020624/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1978 PX3 = 1988 PR3 
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