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11706 Rijeka (1998 HV4)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2011706
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05960040224368799 5.5793e-08  
a 2.909180605065517 2.5518e-08 au
q 2.735792270804077 1.5476e-07 au
i 2.034690080855635 5.4824e-06 deg
node 29.37043475341108 0.00014833 deg
peri 215.3214007273364 0.0001559 deg
M 216.4211973493998 5.3189e-05 deg
tp 2458323.340168928325
0.00027132 JED
period 1812.401663826727
n .1986314662942273 2.6134e-09 deg/d
Q 3.082568939326958 2.7039e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1123  
   data-arc span      9724 days (26.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-07-05  
   last obs. used      2016-02-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51925  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 18:46:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72263 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.91551 au 
 T_jup = 3.280 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1 mag n/a MPO347618  
rotation period rot_per 12.9302 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); 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. (2016) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

11706 Rijeka           Discovered 1998 Apr. 20 by K. Korlevic and M. Dusić at the Visnjan Observatory.
Rijeka is the principal seaport of Croatia, located on Kvarner Bay, an inlet of the Adriatic Sea. The city is an economical, cultural and educational center and known for its shipyards. In 1866 the first real self-propelled torpedo was invented in Rijeka by Giovanni Luppis, a naval officer.
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Reference: 20090607/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-06-08

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Alternate Designations
 1998 HV4 = 1990 TG14 
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