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2304 Slavia (1979 KB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002304
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .131899457317289 3.3155e-08  
a 2.613461636324431 9.5626e-09 au
q 2.268747464773684 8.6903e-08 au
i 13.59671182089753 3.6851e-06 deg
node 195.8986509980355 1.427e-05 deg
peri 59.41156866165184 1.8875e-05 deg
M 253.752837127064 1.3698e-05 deg
tp 2459455.946597576831
(2021-Aug-29.44659758)
5.9413e-05 TDB
period 1543.201443635201
4.23
8.4698e-06
2.319e-08
d
yr
n .2332812747712157 1.2804e-09 deg/d
Q 2.958175807875177 1.0824e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2542  
   data-arc span      24516 days (67.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-03-09  
   last obs. used      2020-04-22  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43305  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:37:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28867 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.11989 au 
 T_jup = 3.357 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.2   n/a MPO452193  
diameter diameter 11.88 km 1.0 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2
rotation period rot_per 2.9166 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2009) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2017) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Fuller, K.; Sanchez, C.; Montgomery, K. (2019) Minor Planet Bull 46, 1-2.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.1372   0.027 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2

2304 Slavia           Discovered 1979 May 18 by A. Mrkos at the Klet Observatory.
This is an ancient Slavonic name, now also that of a famous sports club in Prague.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: MPC 6060Last Updated: 2006-03-21

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Alternate Designations
 1979 KB = 1962 JM = 1970 GF1 = 1980 RF1 
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