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5801 Vasarely (1984 BK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005801
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1021679892081853 3.6399e-08  
a 2.372230391581884 7.9125e-09 au
q 2.129864382535417 8.6562e-08 au
i 4.245479072150665 3.4662e-06 deg
node 304.2776257201336 5.3062e-05 deg
peri 82.06224661550119 5.6185e-05 deg
M 65.40237752027366 1.7061e-05 deg
tp 2458758.048564085992
(2019-Oct-01.54856409)
6.3447e-05 TDB
period 1334.546544611268
3.65
6.677e-06
1.828e-08
d
yr
n .2697545480550192 1.3496e-09 deg/d
Q 2.614596400628352 8.7209e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2219  
   data-arc span      24279 days (66.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-08-16  
   last obs. used      2020-02-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45032  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 17:47:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.13875 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.78362 au 
 T_jup = 3.533 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.6   n/a MPO439119  
diameter diameter 12.510 km 0.119 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.052   0.008 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

5801 Vasarely           Discovered 1984 Jan. 26 by A. Mrkos at Klet.
Victor Vasarely (1908-1997), painter, sculptor, and graphic artist of Hungarian birth, is considered the founder of the Op Art movement. The name was suggested by J. Ticha.
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Reference: 20001111/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1984 BK = 1973 AF2 = 1979 VE2 = 1986 RS10 = 1986 VV8 
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