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4663 Falta (1984 SM1)
Classification: Outer Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004663
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05925043052261212 1.0759e-07  
a 3.209350876414808 3.2686e-08 AU
q 3.019195455289108 3.4309e-07 AU
i 14.89794317784431 1.1757e-05 deg
node 353.2003426414379 2.7394e-05 deg
peri 6.575158381664232 6.7552e-05 deg
M 57.99694390057162 5.9789e-05 deg
tp 2456462.180650765967
(2013-Jun-18.68065077)
0.00034897 JED
period 2100.023855275097
5.75
3.2082e-05
8.784e-08
d
yr
n .1714266240812969 2.6189e-09 deg/d
Q 3.399506297540507 3.4623e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      945  
   data-arc span      21355 days (58.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-08-25  
   last obs. used      2014-02-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54428  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Feb-19 18:00:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.01406 AU 
 T_jup = 3.137 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.4 mag n/a MPO267726  
diameter diameter 28.77 km 1.4 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 8
geometric albedo albedo 0.0338   0.004 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 8

4663 Falta           Discovered 1984 Sept. 27 by A. Mrkos at Klet.
Josef Falta (1786-1847) was engineer and cartographer of the Schwarzenberg court in Ceský Krumlov. In 1831 he drew the first map of the panoramic views from the Klet look-out tower opened in 1825. The name was suggested by J. Ticha.
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Reference: 20080122/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-03-05

Alternate Designations
 1984 SM1 = 1955 QF1 = 1978 RX3 = 1978 SK4 = 1987 DK5 
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