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6596 Bittner (1987 VC1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006596
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08180552219782944 5.179e-08  
a 2.58983826277351 1.0099e-08 au
q 2.377975191279404 1.3219e-07 au
i 4.89728821525745 5.0484e-06 deg
node 30.32258667067311 4.0905e-05 deg
peri 6.39220954253556 4.7581e-05 deg
M 210.4377196646856 2.2969e-05 deg
tp 2459232.951123790903
(2021-Jan-18.45112379)
9.7219e-05 TDB
period 1522.325041141842
4.17
8.904e-06
2.438e-08
d
yr
n .2364803772326945 1.3832e-09 deg/d
Q 2.801701334267617 1.0925e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2042  
   data-arc span      23140 days (63.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1956-05-08  
   last obs. used      2019-09-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48071  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Sep-24 00:55:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.38418 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.53091 au 
 T_jup = 3.410 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9   n/a MPO302105  
diameter diameter 6.912 km 0.090 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.147   0.032 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

6596 Bittner           Discovered 1987 Nov. 15 by A. Mrkos at Klet.
Adam Bittner (1777-1844), the fifth director of the Klementinum observatory in Prague, introduced a timeball in Prague that fell daily at noon. The name was suggested by J. Ticha and M. Šolc.
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Reference: 20010309/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 1987 VC1 = 1972 BV = 1979 YQ9 = 1989 EH8 
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