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2046 Leningrad (1968 UD1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002046
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1800862447010269 3.7435e-08  
a 3.157995544116309 1.5377e-08 au
q 2.589283985793827 1.2104e-07 au
i 2.73521989080063 3.4157e-06 deg
node 73.56779917220804 8.7448e-05 deg
peri 284.3144577289564 8.7874e-05 deg
M 104.4706021159145 9.7762e-06 deg
tp 2458405.650236569059
5.4893e-05 TDB
period 2049.819858389777
n .1756251889777259 1.2827e-09 deg/d
Q 3.726707102438792 1.8146e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2814  
   data-arc span      32968 days (90.26 yr)  
   first obs. used      1929-10-29  
   last obs. used      2020-02-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44563  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 16:11:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.58722 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.72576 au 
 T_jup = 3.179 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.5   n/a MPO452189  
diameter diameter 23.968 km 0.292 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 5.296 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Simpson, G.; Chong, E.; Gerhardt, M.; Gorsky, S.; et al. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 146-151.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.085   0.017 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

2046 Leningrad           Discovered 1968 Oct. 22 by T. M. Smirnova at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Named for one of the largest industrial, cultural and scientific centers of the U.S.S.R.
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Reference: MPC 5282Last Updated: 2007-10-23

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Alternate Designations
 1968 UD1 = 1929 VK = 1934 RK = 1940 UF = 1955 HN = 1957 YV = 1973 QS = 1973 SH3 
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