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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 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1778864697877684 3.7443e-08  
a 3.154864221554101 1.6493e-08 au
q 2.593656562522106 1.1825e-07 au
i 2.024319800586219 3.9033e-06 deg
node 231.9415005374552 0.00012242 deg
peri 100.894077557453 0.0001229 deg
M 47.89904065653793 1.0944e-05 deg
tp 2458328.171088171573
(2018-Jul-28.67108817)
6.2104e-05 TDB
period 2046.77185418435
5.60
1.605e-05
4.394e-08
d
yr
n .1758867258527267 1.3793e-09 deg/d
Q 3.716071880586096 1.9427e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2217  
   data-arc span      20908 days (57.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-08-01  
   last obs. used      2019-10-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47433  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 02:27:53  

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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