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13480 Potapov (1978 PX3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2013480
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2194720177603616 8.7247e-08  
a 2.228590454248391 1.2508e-08 AU
q 1.739477210493016 1.9513e-07 AU
i 5.301900296589682 8.7548e-06 deg
node 309.4464120160376 7.8139e-05 deg
peri 31.17798816184505 7.9991e-05 deg
M 259.9874658618727 2.0181e-05 deg
tp 2457138.094806358733
(2015-Apr-25.59480636)
6.9982e-05 JED
period 1215.188989424998
3.33
1.023e-05
2.801e-08
d
yr
n .2962502155079142 2.494e-09 deg/d
Q 2.717703698003767 1.5253e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      551  
   data-arc span      21353 days (58.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-10-24  
   last obs. used      2014-04-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58777  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 14:03:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .731925 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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