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5998 Sitensky (1986 RK1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005998
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1201815917831527 5.5952e-08  
a 2.766572719719836 1.5897e-08 au
q 2.43408160648006 1.5406e-07 au
i 4.595896374079525 5.293e-06 deg
node 165.0330556301846 5.6617e-05 deg
peri 226.5416255821427 6.0153e-05 deg
M 144.0090751878914 1.9776e-05 deg
tp 2456928.144560468751
(2014-Sep-27.64456047)
9.1682e-05 JED
period 1680.782672310374
4.60
1.4487e-05
3.966e-08
d
yr
n .2141859301209659 1.8461e-09 deg/d
Q 3.099063832959613 1.7807e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1598  
   data-arc span      22032 days (60.32 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-12-12  
   last obs. used      2016-04-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50082  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:54:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.44075 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.3377 au 
 T_jup = 3.324 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9 mag n/a MPO365320  

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.
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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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