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6954 Potemkin (1987 RB6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006954
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1375491306565705 3.4225e-08  
a 2.183778720709713 7.0753e-09 au
q 1.883401856129774 7.4304e-08 au
i 3.138465961536909 3.2045e-06 deg
node 60.66894461862434 8.1914e-05 deg
peri 217.7980734967718 8.3369e-05 deg
M 351.4879569886257 1.5658e-05 deg
tp 2458628.370366529169
(2019-May-24.87036653)
5.1259e-05 TDB
period 1178.7219516036
3.23
5.7285e-06
1.568e-08
d
yr
n .3054155388471688 1.4843e-09 deg/d
Q 2.484155585289651 8.0486e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1839  
   data-arc span      13799 days (37.78 yr)  
   first obs. used      1981-12-04  
   last obs. used      2019-09-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47928  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 00:56:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .867654 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.62142 au 
 T_jup = 3.664 
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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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