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58605 Liutungsheng (1997 TA27)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2058605
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2244505500717998 3.4442e-08  
a 2.375413769330978 7.1465e-09 au
q 1.842250842156512 8.0861e-08 au
i 1.282596819051472 3.5176e-06 deg
node 305.7593103835178 0.00017565 deg
peri 75.28665887508467 0.00017591 deg
M 80.70079099109404 7.8665e-06 deg
tp 2458700.733828050627
(2019-Aug-05.23382805)
2.9094e-05 TDB
period 1337.233756651577
3.66
6.0346e-06
1.652e-08
d
yr
n .2692124680590155 1.2149e-09 deg/d
Q 2.908576696505444 8.7505e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1318  
   data-arc span      8151 days (22.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-10-08  
   last obs. used      2020-02-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50486  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 12:32:51  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .845544 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.55584 au 
 T_jup = 3.507 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.0   n/a MPO347912  
rotation period rot_per 4.78 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Polishook, D. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 104-107.]

58605 Liutungsheng           Discovered 1997 Oct. 8 by the Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program at Xinglong.
Earth scientist and academician of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, Liu Tungsheng (b. 1917) made contributions to the understanding of the environmental change in East Asia over the last several million years. His Loess and the Environment (1985) received worldwide attention in the geoscience community.
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Reference: 20081113/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-11-17

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Alternate Designations
 1997 TA27 = 2001 YO4 
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