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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 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0811637511216331 4.2645e-08  
a 2.588123156837526 8.1507e-09 au
q 2.378061373063829 1.1138e-07 au
i 4.893834006852319 4.7135e-06 deg
node 30.22950667606538 3.6485e-05 deg
peri 7.179750703252259 4.3899e-05 deg
M 304.2737387383248 2.3021e-05 deg
tp 2459235.914517139952
(2021-Jan-21.41451714)
9.7093e-05 TDB
period 1520.813064641529
4.16
7.1842e-06
1.967e-08
d
yr
n .2367154835593523 1.1182e-09 deg/d
Q 2.798184940611222 8.8122e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2389  
   data-arc span      23545 days (64.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1956-05-08  
   last obs. used      2020-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45642  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:34:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.38509 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.52806 au 
 T_jup = 3.411 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457013.5 (2014-Dec-22.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08332091487043979 4.3036e-08  
q 2.37189430616698 1.128e-07 au
tp 2457712.016099498130
(2016-Nov-19.51609950)
9.4002e-05 TDB
node 30.34150191529512 3.6399e-05 deg
peri 6.570608015351644 4.3322e-05 deg
i 4.90138900276614 4.7186e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2389  
   data-arc span      23545 days (64.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1956-05-08  
   last obs. used      2020-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45642  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:34:34  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.52806 au 
 T_jup = 3.411 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.852107881981449E-15 -4.84416660791154E-15 -2.090432793864177E-12 -9.833320148260855E-15 -5.158967369130161E-13 -1.3430582052925E-15
q -4.84416660791154E-15 1.272349339902907E-14 5.294729407919602E-12 2.447149503704362E-14 1.302462256895259E-12 3.724602926642706E-15
tp -2.090432793864177E-12 5.294729407919602E-12 8.83646015117933E-9 1.921681855253543E-11 2.21730093084889E-9 1.022797329590943E-12
node -9.833320148260855E-15 2.447149503704362E-14 1.921681855253543E-11 1.324889366095596E-9 -1.314719200557899E-9 -7.557055892857099E-11
peri -5.158967369130161E-13 1.302462256895259E-12 2.21730093084889E-9 -1.314719200557899E-9 1.876778696092715E-9 7.554347881228504E-11
i -1.3430582052925E-15 3.724602926642706E-15 1.022797329590943E-12 -7.557055892857099E-11 7.554347881228504E-11 2.226532785772018E-11

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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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