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5998 Sitensky (1986 RK1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005998
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1198225324759331 6.1835e-08  
a 2.763373383834719 1.9253e-08 AU
q 2.432258986807054 1.7455e-07 AU
i 4.593869326429361 5.7758e-06 deg
node 165.0447143986002 6.8201e-05 deg
peri 225.8257812980769 7.1692e-05 deg
M 16.14815608149954 2.1503e-05 deg
tp 2456925.237572830619
(2014-Sep-24.73757283)
0.00010014 JED
period 1677.867964876716
4.59
1.7535e-05
4.801e-08
d
yr
n .2145580030943922 2.2423e-09 deg/d
Q 3.094487780862384 2.156e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1261  
   data-arc span      21563 days (59.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-12-12  
   last obs. used      2014-12-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52207  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 00:14:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.43985 AU 
 T_jup = 3.325 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.8 mag n/a MPO319159  

5998 Sitenský           Discovered 1986 Sept. 2 by A. Mrkos at Klet.
Ladislav Sitenský (b. 1919) is a Czech landscape photographer, well-known also for his photography from World War II, when he was a technician for the Czech wing of the Royal Air Force. The name was suggested by M. Tichy.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20001111/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 1986 RK1 = 1931 TY = 1977 RU4 = 1987 YX1 
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