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5827 Letunov (1990 VB15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005827
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1300009070803515 4.0739e-08  
a 2.184664005270605 5.1923e-09 au
q 1.900655702919633 8.9688e-08 au
i 3.704647035336279 3.6656e-06 deg
node 105.3695969247755 6.2579e-05 deg
peri 284.1340766190362 6.3936e-05 deg
M 71.01383036473098 1.265e-05 deg
tp 2458767.843149676180
(2019-Oct-11.34314968)
4.1475e-05 TDB
period 1179.438789407601
3.23
4.2048e-06
1.151e-08
d
yr
n .30522991378028 1.0882e-09 deg/d
Q 2.468672307621578 5.8673e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2162  
   data-arc span      14478 days (39.64 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-09-04  
   last obs. used      2020-04-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46418  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 02:26:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .909871 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.94874 au 
 T_jup = 3.664 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7   n/a MPO502209  
diameter diameter 5.228 km 0.189 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.235   0.046 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

5827 Letunov           Discovered 1990 Nov. 15 by L. I. Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Yurij Aleksandrovich Letunov (1926-1984), a Russian journalist and radio commentator, held a doctorate in the history of science. Author of several books, he was one of the founders of Mayak ("Beacon"), a popular and informative radio program on music.
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Reference: 20000124/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1990 VB15 = 1980 RM3 = 1985 DS4 = 1990 UR11 
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