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6980 Kyusakamoto (1993 SV1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006980
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04721895699443802 3.3032e-08  
a 2.833081439549583 1.2231e-08 au
q 2.699306288893751 9.2531e-08 au
i 3.291333879104554 3.3878e-06 deg
node 97.45764598180833 8.0353e-05 deg
peri 211.6949913809447 9.5575e-05 deg
M 268.5032459482464 5.3508e-05 deg
tp 2459443.180306238741
0.00025957 TDB
period 1741.75479663251
n .2066881059814046 1.3385e-09 deg/d
Q 2.966856590205416 1.2809e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2245  
   data-arc span      14688 days (40.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-11-17  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45544  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 18:17:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.68515 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.15056 au 
 T_jup = 3.308 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5   n/a MPO502219  
diameter diameter 8.791 km 0.081 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 3.253 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.301   0.037 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

6980 Kyusakamoto           Discovered 1993 Sept. 16 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe at Kitami.
Named in memory of Kyu Sakamoto (1941-1985), a popular singer in Japan who was beloved as Kyu-chan. His songs "Let's walk turning our faces upward", "Look up at the stars at night" and others were big hits. The first song (English title "Sukiyaki") became one of the world's bestsellers. This planet also symbolizes the famous trio of which Kyu Sakamoto was a member, with songwriter Rokusuke Ei and pianist Hachidai Nakamura: in Japanese, Roku is 6, Kyu 9 and Hachi 8. Name proposed by the discoverers following a suggestion by T. Sato, A. Fujii and Y. Katagiri.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 19981005/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-11-17

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Alternate Designations
 1993 SV1 = 1979 WH7 = 1988 RU13 
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