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69311 Russ (1992 QC)
Classification: Mars-crossing Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2069311
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3338112453302652 6.5114e-08  
a 2.373537081010292 1.0214e-08 au
q 1.581223712160684 1.5292e-07 au
i 22.65502319218196 6.7611e-06 deg
node 29.4208704611262 1.1989e-05 deg
peri 305.2269101914411 1.4015e-05 deg
M 213.5379767503749 9.4637e-06 deg
tp 2459543.894185217545
(2021-Nov-25.39418522)
3.75e-05 TDB
period 1335.649353586388
3.66
8.6212e-06
2.36e-08
d
yr
n .2695318191360287 1.7397e-09 deg/d
Q 3.1658504498599 1.3623e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      737  
   data-arc span      14107 days (38.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-10-04  
   last obs. used      2020-05-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48852  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 22:05:38  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .663156 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.5112 au 
 T_jup = 3.367 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.3   n/a MPO468629  
diameter diameter 4.279 km 0.820 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2016AJ....152...63N)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.035   0.027 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2015ApJ...814..117N)  

69311 Russ           Discovered 1992 Aug. 21 by D. I. Steel at Siding Spring.
Russell Mark Steel (b. 1964) is the discoverer's only brother. A businessman who lives in Midsomer Norton, England, he has been very supportive of the discoverer's career.
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Reference: 20080520/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

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