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26986 Caslavska (1997 VC5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2026986
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08265370772242202 5.6332e-08  
a 3.08187098505748 2.4379e-08 au
q 2.827142921420327 1.7392e-07 au
i 10.63962628561342 5.7919e-06 deg
node 62.98293930763576 2.9637e-05 deg
peri 272.5793555082213 4.7138e-05 deg
M 141.5322553564169 3.821e-05 deg
tp 2458223.585844253883
(2018-Apr-15.08584425)
0.0002095 TDB
period 1976.150916017473
5.41
2.3449e-05
6.42e-08
d
yr
n .182172321497341 2.1616e-09 deg/d
Q 3.336599048694634 2.6394e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1005  
   data-arc span      8125 days (22.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-11-04  
   last obs. used      2020-02-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51981  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 00:55:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.8441 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98355 au 
 T_jup = 3.196 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO324558  
diameter diameter 5.815 km 0.249 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
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.
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Reference: 20030106/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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