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20965 Kutafin (1978 SJ7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020965
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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 .1362317137884091 1.8072e-07  
a 2.930435942057073 2.7771e-08 AU
q 2.531217631523487 5.2942e-07 AU
i 14.54219569177538 1.5107e-05 deg
node 1.218638762780235 2.2192e-05 deg
peri 328.8360532721548 4.3859e-05 deg
M 112.1659731605339 4.0653e-05 deg
tp 2456429.606099081012
(2013-May-17.10609908)
0.00020607 JED
period 1832.300817616848
5.02
2.6046e-05
7.131e-08
d
yr
n .196474288795127 2.7929e-09 deg/d
Q 3.32965425259066 3.1554e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      857  
   data-arc span      13154 days (36.01 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-09-26  
   last obs. used      2014-10-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5663  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:43:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.53376 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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