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2642 Vesale (1961 RA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002642
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1836385444151656 6.4065e-08  
a 2.426464636909167 1.2538e-08 AU
q 1.980872202912295 1.5649e-07 AU
i 14.47698550660324 7.3148e-06 deg
node 201.2214633751903 2.4274e-05 deg
peri 165.0893152154683 3.1071e-05 deg
M 330.1975171524816 2.3558e-05 deg
tp 2456914.790286734891
(2014-Sep-14.29028673)
9.0921e-05 JED
period 1380.573002426429
3.78
1.0701e-05
2.93e-08
d
yr
n .2607612921354258 2.0212e-09 deg/d
Q 2.87205707090604 1.4841e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      946  
   data-arc span      19288 days (52.81 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-09-14  
   last obs. used      2014-07-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51269  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:03:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .982437 AU 
 T_jup = 3.444 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5 mag n/a MPO263369  
rotation period rot_per 5.566 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2010) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Warner, B.D (2011) Minor Planet Bul. 38, 25-31.]

2642 Vesale (1961 RA)          Discovered 1961-Sep-14 by Arend, S. at Uccle (012)
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1961 RA = 1961 TC 
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