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13480 Potapov (1978 PX3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013480
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2193569443223865 5.6113e-08  
a 2.228569779670373 1.1142e-08 au
q 1.739717522592666 1.2427e-07 au
i 5.301821113590156 5.84e-06 deg
node 309.4422166714818 6.7926e-05 deg
peri 31.11349907717089 6.9713e-05 deg
M 77.7812605075016 1.8825e-05 deg
tp 2457137.951066442463
(2015-Apr-25.45106644)
6.2271e-05 JED
period 1215.172079547331
3.33
9.1129e-06
2.495e-08
d
yr
n .2962543380145018 2.2217e-09 deg/d
Q 2.717422036748081 1.3586e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      663  
   data-arc span      21970 days (60.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-10-24  
   last obs. used      2015-12-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55792  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:24:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .731406 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.67055 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. 2015-December); 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. (2015) 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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