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6596 Bittner (1987 VC1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006596
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08116375585500933 4.5e-08  
a 2.58812315799798 8.9368e-09 au
q 2.378061361879536 1.164e-07 au
i 4.893834621204603 4.7938e-06 deg
node 30.22951868540719 3.947e-05 deg
peri 7.179738664850693 4.6456e-05 deg
M 304.2737381015166 2.3171e-05 deg
tp 2459235.914519988468
(2021-Jan-21.41451999)
9.7783e-05 TDB
period 1520.813065664375
4.16
7.8771e-06
2.157e-08
d
yr
n .2367154834001457 1.2261e-09 deg/d
Q 2.798184954116424 9.6622e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2209  
   data-arc span      23512 days (64.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1956-05-08  
   last obs. used      2020-09-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46887  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Oct-22 16:04:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.38509 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.52806 au 
 T_jup = 3.411 
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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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