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4769 Castalia (1989 PB)
Classification: Apollo [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 2004769
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 93 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .483097791530781 6.0917e-09  
a 1.063203544925579 8.6583e-11 au
q .5495722604243345 6.4619e-09 au
i 8.885699225785135 6.7928e-07 deg
node 325.5390170529079 3.4668e-06 deg
peri 121.413629077721 3.6935e-06 deg
M 321.5861758858825 8.3006e-07 deg
tp 2459439.227560085707
(2021-Aug-12.72756009)
9.2241e-07 TDB
period 400.4267209939567
1.10
4.8914e-08
1.339e-10
d
yr
n .8990409009328656 1.0982e-10 deg/d
Q 1.576834829426824 1.2841e-10 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      336  
   # delay obs. used      8  
   # Doppler obs. used      7  
   data-arc span      11663 days (31.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-08-01  
   last obs. used      2021-07-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47522  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 17:14:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0204008 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.66599 au 
 T_jup = 5.676 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 16.9   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17949)  
diameter diameter 1.4 km n/a Hazards due to Comets and Asteroids (1994), Ed. T. Gehrels, pp.540-543 based on assumed medium albedo (0.15)
rotation period rot_per 4.095 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Ostro, S.J.; Chandler, J.F.; Hine, A.A.; Rosema, K.D.; et al. (1990) Science 248, 1523-1528.]
[Hudson, R.S.; Ostro, S.J.; Harris, A.W. (1997) Icarus 130, 165-176.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.092   0.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[neos] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2017AJ....154..168M)  

4769 Castalia (1989 PB)          Discovered 1989-Aug-09 by Helin, E. F. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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