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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 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1836385598484139 7.0729e-08  
a 2.426464647498072 1.1186e-08 AU
q 1.980872174108437 1.7242e-07 AU
i 14.47698897461811 8.1006e-06 deg
node 201.2214455282256 2.5056e-05 deg
peri 165.0893421653541 3.2316e-05 deg
M 330.1975081974639 2.4114e-05 deg
tp 2456914.790321824843
(2014-Sep-14.29032182)
9.3012e-05 JED
period 1380.5730114635
3.78
9.5464e-06
2.614e-08
d
yr
n .2607612904285126 1.8031e-09 deg/d
Q 2.872057120887707 1.324e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      917  
   data-arc span      18886 days (51.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-09-14  
   last obs. used      2013-05-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51857  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-05 14:16:26  

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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