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2642 Vesale (1961 RA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002642
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1835151944031906 6.3158e-08  
a 2.426097451773947 9.2017e-09 AU
q 1.980871706270565 1.5296e-07 AU
i 14.47784177886029 7.2907e-06 deg
node 201.2199251149104 2.1562e-05 deg
peri 165.0971817382201 2.6325e-05 deg
M 22.35035057044522 1.5054e-05 deg
tp 2456914.807536505822
(2014-Sep-14.30753651)
5.7576e-05 JED
period 1380.259641148425
3.78
7.8525e-06
2.15e-08
d
yr
n .2608204929475929 1.4839e-09 deg/d
Q 2.871323197277328 1.089e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      978  
   data-arc span      19378 days (53.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-09-14  
   last obs. used      2014-10-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50987  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 13:55:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .983802 AU 
 T_jup = 3.445 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.6 mag n/a MPO309167  
rotation period rot_per 5.566 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) 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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