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2228 Soyuz-Apollo (1977 OH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002228
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1834176222077566 3.6776e-08  
a 3.135232691009793 1.3826e-08 au
q 2.560175765756751 1.153e-07 au
i 1.989025211733296 4.0585e-06 deg
node 140.40117396 0.00012306 deg
peri 285.5956295771191 0.00012371 deg
M 88.29335345827947 1.1443e-05 deg
tp 2458103.188380558923
(2017-Dec-15.68838056)
6.3867e-05 TDB
period 2027.697170697954
5.55
1.3413e-05
3.672e-08
d
yr
n .1775413040972406 1.1744e-09 deg/d
Q 3.710289616262835 1.6362e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2419  
   data-arc span      20530 days (56.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1963-02-23  
   last obs. used      2019-05-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48077  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:32:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.57455 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.60981 au 
 T_jup = 3.185 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.5   n/a MPO384769  
diameter diameter 26.080 km 0.295 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.388 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2007) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2008) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Stephens, R.D. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 50-54.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.113   0.020 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

2228 Soyuz-Apollo           Discovered 1977 July 19 by N. S. Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Named in honor of the joint Soviet-American space flight in 1975.
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Reference: MPC 5850Last Updated: 2006-03-21

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Alternate Designations
 1977 OH = 1933 SK1 = 1952 DT1 = 1963 DD = 1973 YN3 
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