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44885 Vodicka (1999 VB)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2044885
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1715479739205889 3.4604e-08  
a 2.51877755561826 9.606e-09 au
q 2.086686369195294 8.8475e-08 au
i 4.61104154776857 6.329e-06 deg
node 85.74753102520268 4.3106e-05 deg
peri 270.9319719973997 4.8372e-05 deg
M 96.832172769289 2.1077e-05 deg
tp 2458607.764350387190
(2019-May-04.26435039)
8.5317e-05 TDB
period 1460.101842364658
4.00
8.3527e-06
2.287e-08
d
yr
n .2465581437915141 1.4105e-09 deg/d
Q 2.950868742041226 1.1254e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      970  
   data-arc span      10278 days (28.14 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-12-08  
   last obs. used      2020-01-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50726  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 07:53:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08865 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50188 au 
 T_jup = 3.432 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.4   n/a MPO502455  

44885 Vodička           Discovered 1999 Nov. 1 by J. Ticha and M. Tichy at Klet.
Karel Vodička (1880-1957) was a mathematician and physicist with a deep interest in astronomy, director of Jirsík High School (1925-1935). He founded the South Bohemian Astronomical Society (JAS) in 1928 and served as the first director of České Budějovice Observatory (1928-1942) built by JAS.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2018-09-25Last Updated: 2018-10-01
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