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20965 Kutafin (1978 SJ7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020965
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1364203937538705 1.9039e-07  
a 2.929385810734201 2.8299e-08 AU
q 2.52975784497684 5.5923e-07 AU
i 14.54277152983914 1.5924e-05 deg
node 1.2317988595784 2.2205e-05 deg
peri 328.6763219918146 4.5617e-05 deg
M 72.99487250837767 4.2569e-05 deg
tp 2456429.175896762344
(2013-May-16.67589676)
0.0002164 JED
period 1831.315989355471
5.01
2.6536e-05
7.265e-08
d
yr
n .1965799469302409 2.8485e-09 deg/d
Q 3.329013776491561 3.2159e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      845  
   data-arc span      12883 days (35.27 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-09-26  
   last obs. used      2014-01-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56998  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 22:52:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.53066 AU 
 T_jup = 3.215 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6 mag n/a MPO266066  

20965 Kutafin           Discovered 1978 Sept. 26 by L. V. Zhuravleva at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Oleg Emel'yanovich Kutafin (b. 1937), rector of the Moscow State Academy of Law, is a prominent specialist in the field of constitutional law. He made a considerable contribution to the formation and development of legal bases in the new democratic Russia.
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Reference: 20060613/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

Alternate Designations
 1978 SJ7 = 1988 TU3 = 1993 SW6 
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