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4769 Castalia (1989 PB)
Classification: Apollo [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 2004769
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 92 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4832130746159153 6.092e-09  
a 1.063180454582218 8.6212e-11 au
q .5494377582519978 6.4617e-09 au
i 8.88550714893862 6.792e-07 deg
node 325.5403582622335 3.4673e-06 deg
peri 121.4100927182626 3.6939e-06 deg
M 145.3860958667711 8.3421e-07 deg
tp 2459038.792830100803
(2020-Jul-08.29283010)
9.3207e-07 TDB
period 400.4136765393142
1.10
4.8704e-08
1.333e-10
d
yr
n .8990701893886328 1.0936e-10 deg/d
Q 1.576923150912438 1.2787e-10 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      332  
   # 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.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47705  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 16:44:52  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0200989 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.66542 au 
 T_jup = 5.676 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456527.5 (2013-Aug-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 92 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .483245384043902 6.0936e-09  
q .5495245633253208 6.4766e-09 au
tp 2456636.015260706790
(2013-Dec-09.51526071)
1.0157e-06 TDB
node 325.611977245945 3.4664e-06 deg
peri 121.3357662261584 3.6903e-06 deg
i 8.887440310628095 6.7946e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      332  
   # 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.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47705  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 16:44:52  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 3.66542 au 
 T_jup = 5.676 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.713137052930171E-17 -3.946462534591642E-17 -3.369389741470704E-15 -2.090701044481747E-15 4.586240577723732E-15 -1.226063005709434E-15
q -3.946462534591642E-17 4.194693656105513E-17 3.567123098305492E-15 2.361513235767104E-15 -5.031609111118152E-15 1.320678696693887E-15
tp -3.369389741470704E-15 3.567123098305492E-15 1.031692329242057E-12 5.59543860919844E-13 -4.609387916381445E-13 3.136595854347663E-14
node -2.090701044481747E-15 2.361513235767104E-15 5.59543860919844E-13 1.201568913018968E-11 -1.262398166392417E-11 1.590873957188541E-12
peri 4.586240577723732E-15 -5.031609111118152E-15 -4.609387916381445E-13 -1.262398166392417E-11 1.361861260075686E-11 -1.764357395249811E-12
i -1.226063005709434E-15 1.320678696693887E-15 3.136595854347663E-14 1.590873957188541E-12 -1.764357395249811E-12 4.616662821265514E-13

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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. 2020-October); 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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