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4769 Castalia (1989 PB)
Classification: Apollo [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 2004769
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 89 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4832323083363309 4.1578e-08  
a 1.063147864469693 3.3014e-10 au
q .5494004678191624 4.407e-08 au
i 8.885519032246105 7.6662e-06 deg
node 325.541301786002 1.3244e-05 deg
peri 121.4098270048962 1.3505e-05 deg
M 325.5663099445063 3.895e-06 deg
tp 2459038.797462432509
(2020-Jul-08.29746243)
4.3294e-06 TDB
period 400.3952656100381
1.10
1.865e-07
5.106e-10
d
yr
n .8991115303311785 4.188e-10 deg/d
Q 1.576895261120223 4.8967e-10 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      313  
   # delay obs. used      8  
   # Doppler obs. used      7  
   data-arc span      9817 days (26.88 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-08-01  
   last obs. used      2016-06-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46642  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2017-Apr-06 09:46:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0205439 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.66525 au 
 T_jup = 5.676 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2455754.5 (2011-Jul-12.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 89 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4831798381623557 4.1566e-08  
q .5494720731295152 4.415e-08 au
tp 2455835.057781253576
(2011-Sep-30.55778125)
4.3731e-06 TDB
node 325.6317518442051 1.3235e-05 deg
peri 121.3274870475968 1.3482e-05 deg
i 8.888439529832141 7.6646e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      313  
   # delay obs. used      8  
   # Doppler obs. used      7  
   data-arc span      9817 days (26.88 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-08-01  
   last obs. used      2016-06-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46642  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2017-Apr-06 09:46:21  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 3.66525 au 
 T_jup = 5.676 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.727739801003581E-15 -1.835109603115107E-15 -1.470048156363333E-13 1.249721315890609E-14 9.755653007549551E-14 -1.19849611024094E-13
q -1.835109603115107E-15 1.949181241833835E-15 1.564810216846262E-13 -1.164191813879753E-14 -1.052847227529532E-13 1.268450357030927E-13
tp -1.470048156363333E-13 1.564810216846262E-13 1.912425024784721E-11 8.885884041366756E-12 -1.82042623527574E-11 -2.919523760316947E-12
node 1.249721315890609E-14 -1.164191813879753E-14 8.885884041366756E-12 1.751690441222548E-10 -1.748257105839307E-10 3.3125840447035E-11
peri 9.755653007549551E-14 -1.052847227529532E-13 -1.82042623527574E-11 -1.748257105839307E-10 1.817565859258514E-10 -3.980596852572125E-11
i -1.19849611024094E-13 1.268450357030927E-13 -2.919523760316947E-12 3.3125840447035E-11 -3.980596852572125E-11 5.874575081541493E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.9   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17949)  
diameter diameter 1.4 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543 based on assumed medium albedo (0.15)
rotation period rot_per 4.095 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Ostro, S.J.; Chandler, J.F.; Hine, A.A.; Rosema, K.D.; et al. (1990) Science 248, 1523-1528.]
[Hudson, R.S.; Ostro, S.J.; Harris, A.W. (1997) Icarus 130, 165-176.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.092   0.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[neos] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017AJ....154..168M)  

4769 Castalia (1989 PB)          Discovered 1989-Aug-09 by Helin, E. F. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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