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14790 Beletskij (1970 OF)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014790
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3112802795074356 4.1159e-08  
a 2.697454426825483 8.5725e-09 au
q 1.857790058884677 1.0825e-07 au
i 6.250179223061119 3.6549e-06 deg
node 321.1289649051201 3.8692e-05 deg
peri 31.54964983433993 3.9042e-05 deg
M 72.54464198912203 6.4001e-06 deg
tp 2458674.413783352786
2.8077e-05 TDB
period 1618.190327696421
n .2224707402079699 1.0605e-09 deg/d
Q 3.53711879476629 1.1241e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2053  
   data-arc span      18167 days (49.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      1970-07-30  
   last obs. used      2020-04-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48465  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 04:04:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .855517 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.92761 au 
 T_jup = 3.289 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.4   n/a MPO350921  
diameter diameter 10.184 km 0.080 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 3.146 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Durkee, R.I. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 39-40.]
[Pligge, Z.; Hall, B.; Ditteon, R. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 137-138.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.217   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

14790 Beletskij           Discovered 1970 July 30 by T. M. Smirnova at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Vladimir Vasil'evich Beletskij (b. 1930), a corresponding member of the Russian Academy of Sciences and professor of Moscow University, is a prominent expert in celestial mechanics and spaceflight theory. He developed a nonlinear theory for the rotation and orientation of natural celestial bodies and artificial satellites.
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Reference: 20011230/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 1970 OF = 1939 PD = 1979 QV8 = A917 SC 
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