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55844 Bicak (1996 RN2)
Classification: Inner Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2055844
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05308801559140772 1.1217e-07  
a 1.925023415607763 1.3293e-08 AU
q 1.822827742506153 2.1889e-07 AU
i 18.36661009365766 7.6753e-06 deg
node 283.0461919692852 2.9097e-05 deg
peri 41.17204776104485 8.681e-05 deg
M 252.9500222754991 8.0214e-05 deg
tp 2457090.592520982056
(2015-Mar-09.09252098)
0.00021646 JED
period 975.5565556707097
2.67
1.0105e-05
2.767e-08
d
yr
n .3690201228287525 3.8223e-09 deg/d
Q 2.027219088709372 1.3998e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      631  
   data-arc span      6481 days (17.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      1996-09-12  
   last obs. used      2014-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .47415  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 13:43:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .822654 AU 
 T_jup = 3.856 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO257232  
rotation period rot_per 2.8052 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Published Reference List:
[Warner, B.D. (2013) Minor Planet Bul. 40, 71-80.]

55844 Bicák           Discovered 1996 Sept. 12 by C. W. Hergenrother at the Catalina Station.
Jirí Bicák (b. 1942) is a professor of theoretical physics at Charles University in Prague. His expertise includes several topics in classical and quantum theory of general relativity, as well as their applications in astrophysics. The name was suggested by D. Vokrouhlický.
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Reference: 20070106/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-01-09

Alternate Designations
 1996 RN2 = 1999 XY135 
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