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26986 Caslavska (1997 VC5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026986
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0827944579208113 5.6052e-08  
a 3.081598071827483 2.2728e-08 au
q 2.826458829940709 1.7301e-07 au
i 10.63919143282446 5.2084e-06 deg
node 62.97424182052927 2.9297e-05 deg
peri 272.6524397487494 4.5191e-05 deg
M 177.888203916165 3.6893e-05 deg
tp 2458224.146546285823
(2018-Apr-15.64654629)
0.00020095 TDB
period 1975.888426546555
5.41
2.1859e-05
5.985e-08
d
yr
n .1821965224166051 2.0156e-09 deg/d
Q 3.336737313714257 2.4609e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1152  
   data-arc span      8541 days (23.38 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-11-04  
   last obs. used      2021-03-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50862  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-04 03:59:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.84161 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98321 au 
 T_jup = 3.196 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.87   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 5.815 km 0.249 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 18.9912 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.190   0.030 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

26986 Čáslavská           Discovered 1997 Nov. 4 by L. Šarounová at Ondřejov.
Czech gymnast Věra Čáslavská (b. 1942) became famous for her extraordinary achievements at the Olympic games in Tokyo (1964) and Mexico City (1968), winning a total of six gold medals. Proclaimed the world's best sportswoman in 1968, she was chair of the Czech Olympic Committee in the 1990s.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20030106/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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