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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 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1835151841096958 6.4063e-08  
a 2.426097459397714 1.243e-08 AU
q 1.980871737468277 1.5643e-07 AU
i 14.47784167492547 7.3092e-06 deg
node 201.2199146605976 2.4233e-05 deg
peri 165.0972029749381 3.0961e-05 deg
M 22.35033412467714 2.359e-05 deg
tp 2456914.807599155874
(2014-Sep-14.30759916)
9.0017e-05 JED
period 1380.259647654416
3.78
1.0608e-05
2.904e-08
d
yr
n .2608204917181896 2.0044e-09 deg/d
Q 2.871323181327151 1.4711e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      949  
   data-arc span      19312 days (52.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-09-14  
   last obs. used      2014-07-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51321  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 13:58:58  

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 12.5 mag n/a MPO263369  
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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