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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 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1198225315526044 6.2534e-08  
a 2.76337338430203 2.3717e-08 AU
q 2.432258989769873 1.7862e-07 AU
i 4.593867787467558 6.2144e-06 deg
node 165.0447156222842 6.904e-05 deg
peri 225.8257804629336 7.3215e-05 deg
M 16.14815550249678 2.6887e-05 deg
tp 2456925.237575510111
(2014-Sep-24.73757551)
0.00012491 JED
period 1677.867965302329
4.59
2.1601e-05
5.914e-08
d
yr
n .2145580030399667 2.7622e-09 deg/d
Q 3.094487778834187 2.6559e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1194  
   data-arc span      21453 days (58.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-12-12  
   last obs. used      2014-09-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53115  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Sep-12 13:48:59  

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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