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6954 Potemkin (1987 RB6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006954
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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 .1372635440439907 3.3851e-08  
a 2.183321299734262 6.8916e-09 au
q 1.883630880346005 7.3231e-08 au
i 3.138227451957968 3.0241e-06 deg
node 60.66535219528163 8.1499e-05 deg
peri 217.7882414400837 8.2924e-05 deg
M 113.7080014406397 1.5135e-05 deg
tp 2458628.311088782351
(2019-May-24.81108878)
4.971e-05 TDB
period 1178.351622935709
3.23
5.5792e-06
1.528e-08
d
yr
n .3055115238888602 1.4465e-09 deg/d
Q 2.483011719122518 7.8376e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2006  
   data-arc span      14119 days (38.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-12-04  
   last obs. used      2020-07-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48327  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 23:45:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .868418 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.62286 au 
 T_jup = 3.665 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2   n/a MPO384818  

6954 Potemkin           Discovered 1987 Sept. 4 by L. V. Zhuravleva at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.
Russian grand duke Grigorij Aleksandrovich Potemkin (1739-1791) was a statesman, field marshal, diplomat and long the principal confidant of Catherine the Great.
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Reference: 20000726/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1987 RB6 = 1981 XW1 = 1983 EN1 
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