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10481 Esipov (1982 QK3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010481
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .186707757528964 4.4951e-08  
a 2.346607305638657 6.7647e-09 au
q 1.908477517801779 1.0538e-07 au
i 2.480301874085042 4.5243e-06 deg
node 326.3839525956173 7.6602e-05 deg
peri 23.67775650788394 7.7049e-05 deg
M 228.7149066467823 8.2387e-06 deg
tp 2459679.319656820471
(2022-Apr-09.81965682)
3.0562e-05 TDB
period 1312.982853213966
3.59
5.6775e-06
1.554e-08
d
yr
n .2741848449267858 1.1856e-09 deg/d
Q 2.784737093475535 8.0277e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1783  
   data-arc span      14091 days (38.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-08-23  
   last obs. used      2021-03-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48387  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 00:40:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .900868 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.64108 au 
 T_jup = 3.536 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.59   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 8.255 km 0.054 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.053   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

10481 Esipov           Discovered 1982 Aug. 23 by N. S. Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Valentin Feodorovich Esipov (b. 1933) is head of the radioastronomy department at the Sternberg Astronomical Institute, Moscow University. A specialist in astronomical instrument-making and an outstanding observer, he is particularly known for his spectroscopic research on galaxies and unstable stars.
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Reference: 20020624/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1982 QK3 = 1986 XE4 
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