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14815 Rutberg (1981 TH3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014815
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2351700135075633 5.5652e-08  
a 2.194539590760163 1.6437e-08 AU
q 1.678449685558213 1.281e-07 AU
i 4.471445809450066 5.6924e-06 deg
node 171.3401826059737 6.8484e-05 deg
peri 163.765325873436 6.963e-05 deg
M 106.9510621880549 1.3343e-05 deg
tp 2456647.726333809246
(2013-Dec-21.22633381)
4.2671e-05 JED
period 1187.445147626179
3.25
1.3341e-05
3.653e-08
d
yr
n .3031718986933213 3.4061e-09 deg/d
Q 2.710629495962113 2.0302e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1022  
   data-arc span      12049 days (32.99 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-10-07  
   last obs. used      2014-10-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5038  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:28:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .669945 AU 
 T_jup = 3.630 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2 mag n/a MPO267765  
rotation period rot_per 150. h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) 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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