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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 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1372635772191888 3.3993e-08  
a 2.183321296386617 6.9098e-09 au
q 1.883630805025753 7.3585e-08 au
i 3.1382243002318 3.0413e-06 deg
node 60.66537146896738 8.1785e-05 deg
peri 217.7882203506463 8.3209e-05 deg
M 113.7080023498922 1.5155e-05 deg
tp 2458628.311086662192
(2019-May-24.81108666)
4.9776e-05 TDB
period 1178.351620225593
3.23
5.5939e-06
1.532e-08
d
yr
n .3055115245915127 1.4503e-09 deg/d
Q 2.483011787747481 7.8583e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1971  
   data-arc span      13872 days (37.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-12-04  
   last obs. used      2019-11-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48073  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 22:18:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .868417 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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