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15702 Olegkotov (1987 RN3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015702
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1378300624360662 3.4756e-08  
a 2.736350016046928 1.1592e-08 au
q 2.359198722488249 9.5643e-08 au
i 7.952358929214849 3.8655e-06 deg
node 288.009092792147 2.7485e-05 deg
peri 115.5970292837134 3.2962e-05 deg
M 47.43100746956573 1.5483e-05 deg
tp 2458782.670974457702
(2019-Oct-26.17097446)
7.1349e-05 TDB
period 1653.316119113531
4.53
1.0506e-05
2.876e-08
d
yr
n .2177442025987284 1.3837e-09 deg/d
Q 3.113501309605607 1.319e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2100  
   data-arc span      11922 days (32.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1987-09-02  
   last obs. used      2020-04-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45855  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 04:14:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.38177 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.28791 au 
 T_jup = 3.324 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2   n/a MPO449065  
diameter diameter 7.617 km 0.144 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 2.46 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2012) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
geometric albedo albedo 0.192   0.031 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

15702 Olegkotov           Discovered 1987 Sept. 2 by L. I. Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Russian cosmonaut and physician Oleg Valer'evich Kotov (b. 1965) took part in training the crews for the space station Mir. In Apr. 2007 he traveled into space as commander of the spaceship Soyuz. He worked on board as an engineer for 196 days, spending 11 hours in open space.
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Reference: 20081212/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-12-12

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Alternate Designations
 1987 RN3 = 1998 BL15 
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