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8217 Dominikhasek (1995 HC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008217
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1742873512500815 5.6413e-08  
a 2.251062996188368 1.4577e-08 AU
q 1.858731189085625 1.233e-07 AU
i 2.368440843966109 6.3417e-06 deg
node 179.6647520047767 0.00011049 deg
peri 134.7934514347104 0.00011171 deg
M 179.0540680149572 2.0564e-05 deg
tp 2456386.933567407996
6.7266e-05 JED
period 1233.615735078803
n .2918250714246954 2.8346e-09 deg/d
Q 2.643394803291112 1.7117e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      924  
   data-arc span      23802 days (65.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1949-11-19  
   last obs. used      2015-01-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53228  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 13:22:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .84679 AU 
 T_jup = 3.606 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8 mag n/a MPO279601  

8217 Dominikhašek           Discovered 1995 Apr. 21 by P. Pravec and L. Sarounova at Ondrejov.
Named in honor of Dominik Hašek (b. 1965), goalkeeper, and the Czech Olympic hockey team, winners of the gold medal at the 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano. Although the success was basically due to teamwork, Hašek's contribution was the most significant. This great win in "the hockey tournament of the century" was widely appreciated by the Czech people and recognized as one of the greatest achievements in the history of Czech sport.
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Reference: 19980411/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-11-17

Alternate Designations
 1995 HC = 1996 RH5 
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