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2642 Vesale (1961 RA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002642
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1833102045481168 5.8948e-08  
a 2.427788813936668 8.3215e-09 au
q 1.982750349854308 1.4166e-07 au
i 14.48901426359787 6.2156e-06 deg
node 201.1702912044153 1.7336e-05 deg
peri 165.4782667751523 2.1029e-05 deg
M 178.3816850099583 1.1549e-05 deg
tp 2456915.859561645775
(2014-Sep-15.35956165)
4.3644e-05 JED
period 1381.703271800362
3.78
7.1039e-06
1.945e-08
d
yr
n .2605479825859567 1.3396e-09 deg/d
Q 2.872827278019028 9.8469e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1348  
   data-arc span      19937 days (54.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-09-14  
   last obs. used      2016-04-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .484  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 12:40:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .984402 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.59795 au 
 T_jup = 3.444 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.7 mag n/a MPO332841  
rotation period rot_per 5.566 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 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.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2016) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

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

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Alternate Designations
 1961 RA = 1961 TC 
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