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1979 Sakharov (2006 P-L)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001979
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1009874927379207 3.1513e-08  
a 2.373826937433863 7.3051e-09 au
q 2.13410010682868 7.4927e-08 au
i 6.047215075873779 3.9057e-06 deg
node 202.6417737544633 3.4811e-05 deg
peri 221.1356415656852 4.0479e-05 deg
M 66.9309644127561 2.0182e-05 deg
tp 2458752.131457024681
7.4805e-05 TDB
period 1335.894025367936
n .2694824538202779 1.2439e-09 deg/d
Q 2.613553768039045 8.0428e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2164  
   data-arc span      21792 days (59.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-24  
   last obs. used      2020-05-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47343  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 04:13:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.15088 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.65779 au 
 T_jup = 3.528 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6   n/a MPO502172  
diameter diameter 4.760 km 0.211 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 7.5209 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2011)]
[Oey, J.; Inasaridze, R.Y.; Kvaratskhelia, O.I.; Ayvazian, V.; et al. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 169-172.]
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2013)]
[Oey, J. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 276-281.]
[Erasmus, N.; Navarro-Meza, S.; McNeill, A.; Trilling, D.E.; et al. (2020) Ap. J. Suppl. Ser. 247, A13.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.394   0.040 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

1979 Sakharov           Discovered 1960 Sept. 24 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Named in honor of Academician Andrej Dmitrievich Sakharov, distinguished physicist and mathematician -- and a courageous individual.
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Reference: MPC 6207Last Updated: 2006-03-21

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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1989-Jul-08 11:06 < 00:01 Eunom 0.0360824353955434 0.0360809302561057 0.0360839405367083 4.84362453106487 4.84362445074416 2447715.962365974 0.393527612654022 76.1778106188434 26.6164524098334 -10.753717396611 79175.8044441569 T 29 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2020-Nov-13 04:13:46 2020-Nov-13 04:13

Alternate Designations
 2006 P-L = 1971 SQ3 = 1982 SZ12 
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