7403 Choustník

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7403 Choustník
Name Choustník
Designation 1988 AV1
Discoverer Antonín Mrkos
Discovery date January 14, 1988
Discovery site Klet Observatory
Orbital elements
Epoch October 27, 2007 (JDCT 2454400.5)
Eccentricity (e) 0.2716269
Semimajor axis (a) 2.7249934 AU
Perihelion (q) 1.9848119 AU
Aphelion (Q) 3.4651749 AU
Orbital period (P) 4.50 a
Inclination (i) 8.59085°
Longitude of the ascending node (Ω) 109.96101°
Argument of Perihelion (ω) 338.00667°
Mean anomaly (M) 207.81806°

7403 Choustník is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 1643.0342809 days (4.50 years).[1] It has an average orbital speed of 18.0614821 km/s.

The asteroid was discovered on January 14, 1988 at the Klet Observatory.

This asteroid is named after Choustník, a castle constructed in the mid-thirteenth century.[1]


  1. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-04-07.