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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 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1198225267146271 6.2695e-08  
a 2.763373393979408 2.5349e-08 AU
q 2.432259011656821 1.7977e-07 AU
i 4.593867851789242 6.258e-06 deg
node 165.0447152101709 6.9633e-05 deg
peri 225.8257884575003 7.4092e-05 deg
M 16.14814404385091 2.8919e-05 deg
tp 2456925.237628520575
(2014-Sep-24.73762852)
0.00013427 JED
period 1677.86797411621
4.59
2.3087e-05
6.321e-08
d
yr
n .2145580019128884 2.9523e-09 deg/d
Q 3.094487776301995 2.8386e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1186  
   data-arc span      21024 days (57.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-12-12  
   last obs. used      2013-07-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53231  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 18:18:00  

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 12.7 mag n/a MPO265989  

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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