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17776 Troska (1998 FF3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017776
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08182813078769353 5.2019e-08  
a 2.483361220745418 1.1065e-08 au
q 2.280152413981176 1.2934e-07 au
i 7.461722216827518 4.5159e-06 deg
node 320.5519318505353 3.2928e-05 deg
peri 235.566458814392 4.0267e-05 deg
M 228.517528712883 2.6868e-05 deg
tp 2459522.563856239924
(2021-Nov-04.06385624)
0.0001085 TDB
period 1429.414783632742
3.91
9.5534e-06
2.616e-08
d
yr
n .251851319940241 1.6832e-09 deg/d
Q 2.686570027509661 1.197e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1445  
   data-arc span      9491 days (25.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-02-08  
   last obs. used      2020-02-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49467  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 22:11:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28947 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.31204 au 
 T_jup = 3.461 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO449081  
diameter diameter 4.682 km 0.075 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.126   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

17776 Troska           Discovered 1998 Mar. 22 by P. Pravec at Ondřejov.
Jan Matzal, the pseudonym of J. M. Troska (1881-1961), was a great Czech writer of adventure science fiction in the 1930s. His greatest work, the trilogy Zápas s nebem ("Struggle with the Sky") describes a marvelous journey through the whole inner solar system, including visits to and being marooned on minor planets.
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Reference: 20010705/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 1998 FF3 = 1994 CZ7 = 1995 OQ1 
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