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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 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .136231670837706 1.216e-07  
a 2.930435945188912 2.6812e-08 AU
q 2.531217760092954 3.4914e-07 AU
i 14.54217502144161 8.6664e-06 deg
node 1.218637186327759 2.2141e-05 deg
peri 328.8360438768902 3.2715e-05 deg
M 112.1659835300971 2.8273e-05 deg
tp 2456429.606045387597
(2013-May-17.10604539)
0.00014048 JED
period 1832.300820554194
5.02
2.5147e-05
6.885e-08
d
yr
n .1964742884801607 2.6964e-09 deg/d
Q 3.32965413028487 3.0464e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      912  
   data-arc span      13294 days (36.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-09-26  
   last obs. used      2015-02-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56368  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 17:07:54  

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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