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13480 Potapov (1978 PX3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013480
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2194647673842651 6.652e-08  
a 2.228866258515667 1.3277e-08 AU
q 1.739708643559889 1.5078e-07 AU
i 5.3019154489339 6.6262e-06 deg
node 309.4449293340801 7.1263e-05 deg
peri 31.14678508602806 7.2952e-05 deg
M 319.2627935181902 2.0124e-05 deg
tp 2457138.034985194941
(2015-Apr-25.53498519)
6.8813e-05 JED
period 1215.414579109335
3.33
1.086e-05
2.973e-08
d
yr
n .2961952293379685 2.6467e-09 deg/d
Q 2.718023873471445 1.6191e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      581  
   data-arc span      21431 days (58.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-10-24  
   last obs. used      2014-06-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58499  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:30:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .733896 AU 
 T_jup = 3.606 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9 mag n/a PDS3 (MPC 38311)  

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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