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3618 Kuprin (1979 QP8)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003618
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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 .1778864697585503 3.693e-08  
a 3.154864221515195 1.6332e-08 au
q 2.5936565625823 1.163e-07 au
i 2.024319651619903 3.8861e-06 deg
node 231.9415090063919 0.0001207 deg
peri 100.894069083112 0.00012118 deg
M 47.89904066777907 1.0937e-05 deg
tp 2458328.171088112699
(2018-Jul-28.67108811)
6.205e-05 TDB
period 2046.771854146489
5.60
1.5893e-05
4.351e-08
d
yr
n .1758867258559803 1.3658e-09 deg/d
Q 3.71607188044809 1.9237e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2255  
   data-arc span      20946 days (57.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-08-01  
   last obs. used      2019-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47082  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 21:33:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.58345 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.6654 au 
 T_jup = 3.181 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5   n/a MPO358664  
diameter diameter 16.106 km 0.341 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 9.24 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:
[Kurtenkov, A.; Teneva, D.; Todorov, L.; Stoyanov, S. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 36.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.068   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

3618 Kuprin (1979 QP8)          Discovered 1979-Aug-20 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1979 QP8 = 1962 PA = 1974 WU = 1977 EA5 
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