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6596 Bittner (1987 VC1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006596
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08111244133511233 2.4465e-08  
a 2.587691019360826 7.7934e-09 au
q 2.377797083359524 6.5374e-08 au
i 4.894140782263607 1.5304e-06 deg
node 30.22622315554105 4.6882e-06 deg
peri 7.325890001005738 9.2301e-06 deg
M 351.4944251865538 9.6668e-06 deg
tp 2459236.422638088145
(2021-Jan-21.92263809)
4.0807e-05 TDB
period 1520.432186580514
4.16
6.8687e-06
1.881e-08
d
yr
n .2367747823134737 1.0696e-09 deg/d
Q 2.797584955362128 8.4255e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2664  
   data-arc span      23677 days (64.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1956-05-08  
   last obs. used      2021-03-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44297  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 18:54:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.38377 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.5274 au 
 T_jup = 3.411 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.00   n/a E2021B10  
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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