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20965 Kutafin (1978 SJ7)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2020965
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1352424028687046 5.8946e-08  
a 2.93176272701776 1.4705e-08 au
q 2.535264091174972 1.742e-07 au
i 14.5523350087009 5.846e-06 deg
node 1.117538746126867 1.4546e-05 deg
peri 330.7026565955431 2.106e-05 deg
M 142.7401512923568 1.5716e-05 deg
tp 2458273.498498970090
(2018-Jun-03.99849897)
7.9704e-05 TDB
period 1833.54534797093
5.02
1.3795e-05
3.777e-08
d
yr
n .1963409306447694 1.4772e-09 deg/d
Q 3.328261362860549 1.6693e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1466  
   data-arc span      15047 days (41.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-09-26  
   last obs. used      2019-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52654  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 00:48:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.5364 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.1145 au 
 T_jup = 3.215 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456630.5 (2013-Dec-04.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1365016061884715 5.9097e-08  
q 2.529538855471961 1.7473e-07 au
tp 2456429.123974245549
(2013-May-16.62397425)
7.9273e-05 TDB
node 1.233261343637742 1.458e-05 deg
peri 328.6552863597131 2.0961e-05 deg
i 14.54295479110263 5.8411e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1466  
   data-arc span      15047 days (41.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-09-26  
   last obs. used      2019-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52654  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 00:48:03  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.1145 au 
 T_jup = 3.215 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.492427897793451E-15 -1.029939869268471E-14 2.120659491553718E-12 8.993532977109536E-15 3.058959514432984E-13 4.082171307462264E-15
q -1.029939869268471E-14 3.052908751351522E-14 -6.31865354594148E-12 -2.615873372506515E-14 -9.125399621656196E-13 -1.071544564063609E-14
tp 2.120659491553718E-12 -6.31865354594148E-12 6.284230148717911E-9 8.175584717464272E-12 1.195322876670501E-9 6.539865476392689E-13
node 8.993532977109536E-15 -2.615873372506515E-14 8.175584717464272E-12 2.125746680673941E-10 -2.041914980019839E-10 -7.770263860930928E-12
peri 3.058959514432984E-13 -9.125399621656196E-13 1.195322876670501E-9 -2.041914980019839E-10 4.393761337454254E-10 7.422287859143006E-12
i 4.082171307462264E-15 -1.071544564063609E-14 6.539865476392689E-13 -7.770263860930928E-12 7.422287859143006E-12 3.411854715113124E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7   n/a MPO452466  
diameter diameter 10.623 km 0.263 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.082   0.025 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

20965 Kutafin           Discovered 1978 Sept. 26 by L. V. Zhuravleva at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Oleg Emel'yanovich Kutafin (b. 1937), rector of the Moscow State Academy of Law, is a prominent specialist in the field of constitutional law. He made a considerable contribution to the formation and development of legal bases in the new democratic Russia.
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Reference: 20060613/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

Alternate Designations
 1978 SJ7 = 1988 TU3 = 1993 SW6 
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