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23402 Turchina (1969 TO2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2023402
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .183136010319978 3.7358e-08  
a 3.097349420109092 1.5872e-08 au
q 2.530113204743416 1.1766e-07 au
i 2.861711524905813 4.483e-06 deg
node 45.35306073045008 8.6594e-05 deg
peri 11.50580830155865 8.7542e-05 deg
M 71.31731952116935 1.292e-05 deg
tp 2458606.064277067562
(2019-May-02.56427707)
7.0346e-05 TDB
period 1991.057168287549
5.45
1.5305e-05
4.19e-08
d
yr
n .1808084698590677 1.3898e-09 deg/d
Q 3.664585635474768 1.8779e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1628  
   data-arc span      23641 days (64.73 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-04-16  
   last obs. used      2020-01-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4966  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-29 01:56:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.54218 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.69724 au 
 T_jup = 3.195 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.5   n/a MPO337456  
diameter diameter 10.047 km 0.198 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.084   0.004 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

23402 Turchina           Discovered 1969 Oct. 8 by L. I. Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Galina Petrovna Turchina (b. 1937) is a writer and dramatist at Moscow, author of several books, plays and scripts. She collaborates with the Maly Teatre, founded a publishing house, "Lazur" (Azure), and is the editor-in-chief of three magazines for youth and children.
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Reference: 20040306/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-03-08

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Alternate Designations
 1969 TO2 = 1985 QM6 = 2000 KT22 
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