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6086 Vrchlicky (1987 VU)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006086
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .168958300405563 2.3653e-08  
a 2.721416537749556 9.847e-09 au
q 2.2616106248358 6.4545e-08 au
i 8.940021339655909 7.9562e-07 deg
node 65.17139124878759 2.8938e-06 deg
peri 324.0619357699204 4.82e-06 deg
M 143.4767958901325 4.4457e-06 deg
tp 2458546.963083028700
1.7718e-05 TDB
period 1639.800280247608
n .2195389306468715 1.1915e-09 deg/d
Q 3.181222450663313 1.1511e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3229  
   data-arc span      22041 days (60.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-11-17  
   last obs. used      2021-03-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4021  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 22:42:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.2734 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.26673 au 
 T_jup = 3.320 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.37   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 7.618 km 0.405 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 2.76772 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 0.401   0.047 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Sl   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

6086 Vrchlický           Discovered 1987 Nov. 15 by Z. Vavrova at Klet.
Jaroslav Vrchlický (1853-1912), born Emil Frída, was a Czech poet and one of most prolific of all Czech writers. His works included lyric and epic poetry, plays and Czech translations of major European writers.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2016-08-18Last Updated: 2016-11-23

Alternate Designations
 1987 VU = 1960 WA = 1969 TN6 = 1969 VD3 
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