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2208 Pushkin (1977 QL3)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002208
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0307651544221965 3.7366e-08  
a 3.497242439936895 2.4444e-08 au
q 3.389649236220377 1.339e-07 au
i 5.40256299325443 4.2958e-06 deg
node 78.5478310788879 4.5192e-05 deg
peri 5.41804983847611 8.9228e-05 deg
M 39.56767735066128 7.5256e-05 deg
tp 2458337.942097799306
(2018-Aug-07.44209780)
0.00049981 TDB
period 2388.839859225906
6.54
2.5045e-05
6.857e-08
d
yr
n .1507007674079319 1.58e-09 deg/d
Q 3.604835643653413 2.5196e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2199  
   data-arc span      18647 days (51.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1968-04-22  
   last obs. used      2019-05-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46047  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:31:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.40556 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.50342 au 
 T_jup = 3.119 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.96   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 12
diameter diameter 40.850 km 0.235 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 8.405 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.044   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.753   0.024 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=2.07, mean=2.14, max.=2.22) deg.
U-B UB 0.240   0.042 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=2.07, mean=2.14, max.=2.22) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T D   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices

2208 Pushkin           Discovered 1977 Aug. 22 by N. S. Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Named for the great Russian poet Aleksandr Sergeevich Pushkin (1799-1837).
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Reference: MPC 5849Last Updated: 2006-03-21

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Alternate Designations
 1977 QL3 = 1968 HU = 1971 SN3 = 1971 UG2 = 1973 AN3 = 1978 WJ14 
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