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14968 Kubacek (1997 QG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014968
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0962282866354716 3.2149e-08  
a 2.566060893478246 1.0229e-08 au
q 2.319133250296547 8.3635e-08 au
i 5.443271542054047 4.3712e-06 deg
node 150.3092072402739 4.8893e-05 deg
peri 296.4277201398493 5.918e-05 deg
M 81.12689403832442 3.1835e-05 deg
tp 2458662.153870690065
0.00013268 TDB
period 1501.408478599416
n .2397748548321939 1.4338e-09 deg/d
Q 2.812988536659945 1.1214e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1609  
   data-arc span      12003 days (32.86 yr)  
   first obs. used      1987-02-23  
   last obs. used      2020-01-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54773  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jan-28 23:39:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.34164 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.34905 au 
 T_jup = 3.419 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1   n/a MPO502283  
diameter diameter 4.813 km 0.234 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 4.89 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Galad, A.; Kornos, L.; Vilagi, J. (2010) Minor Planet Bull. 37, 9-15.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.210   0.046 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

14968 Kubáček           Discovered 1997 Aug. 23 by A. Galád and A. Pravda at the Astronomical and Geophysical Observatory, Modra.
Dalibor Kubáček (b. 1957) worked at the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava, where he studied the structure of cometary comae by means of image processing. He willingly taught students and friends (including the discoverers) and helped to explain to them this relatively unknown procedure.
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Reference: 20020427/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 1997 QG = 1987 DG3 = 1998 XT89 
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