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14815 Rutberg (1981 TH3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014815
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2354110357699088 4.5243e-08  
a 2.194055777212202 1.3314e-08 au
q 1.677550834161725 1.0293e-07 au
i 4.477139814583589 4.8268e-06 deg
node 171.3090754768563 5.9988e-05 deg
peri 164.10924673 6.1048e-05 deg
M 288.4065118352253 1.4182e-05 deg
tp 2457836.570078611464
(2017-Mar-24.07007861)
4.8e-05 JED
period 1187.052488691859
3.25
1.0805e-05
2.958e-08
d
yr
n .3032721833528379 2.7605e-09 deg/d
Q 2.710560720262678 1.6448e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1339  
   data-arc span      12611 days (34.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-10-07  
   last obs. used      2016-04-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49006  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:20:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .66778 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.66633 au 
 T_jup = 3.630 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3 mag n/a MPO365429  
rotation period rot_per 150. 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:
[Higgins, D. (2011) Minor Planet Bul. 38, 41-46.]

14815 Rutberg           Discovered 1981 Oct. 7 by T. M. Smirnova at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Filipp Grigor'evich Rutberg (b. 1931), a prominent expert in electrophysics, is director of the Institute of Problems of Electrophysics in St. Petersburg. He is widely known for investigations of powerful discharges in dense gas media, non-equilibrium processes in plasma streams and for the design of new electrophysical equipment.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1981 TH3 = 1997 PO5 
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