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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 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1362317251279365 1.9051e-07  
a 2.930435941546249 2.7935e-08 AU
q 2.531217597852494 5.5894e-07 AU
i 14.54219597817511 1.5924e-05 deg
node 1.218638766793731 2.2201e-05 deg
peri 328.8360556928044 4.5646e-05 deg
M 112.1659707471676 4.2615e-05 deg
tp 2456429.606111513656
(2013-May-17.10611151)
0.00021636 JED
period 1832.300817137747
5.02
2.62e-05
7.173e-08
d
yr
n .1964742888465002 2.8094e-09 deg/d
Q 3.329654285240003 3.1741e-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 = 1.53376 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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