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4599 Rowan (1985 RZ2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2004599
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1689015015831143 6.7835e-08  
a 3.074561999855523 3.0011e-08 AU
q 2.555263861369542 2.1218e-07 AU
i 3.452597992585776 6.4381e-06 deg
node 109.7333952441627 0.00011872 deg
peri 260.8633827527726 0.00012025 deg
M 130.1631308504822 1.9018e-05 deg
tp 2456288.534752781030
(2012-Dec-27.03475278)
0.00010281 JED
period 1969.125107272108
5.39
2.8831e-05
7.893e-08
d
yr
n .1828223095985605 2.6768e-09 deg/d
Q 3.593860138341504 3.508e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1028  
   data-arc span      23690 days (64.86 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-03-21  
   last obs. used      2015-01-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52219  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Feb-04 13:10:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.55788 AU 
 T_jup = 3.205 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0 mag n/a MPO247409  

4599 Rowan           Discovered 1985 Sept. 5 by H. Debehogne at the European Southern Observatory.
Michael Rowan-Robinson (b. 1942), of Imperial College, London, led the team evaluating the completeness and reliability of the IRAS deep-sky infrared survey. His work has been mainly extragalactic, but he used the survey to set a strict limit on the existence of undiscovered Jupiter-like planets beyond the orbit of Neptune.
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Reference: 20060613/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-05-22

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Alternate Designations
 1985 RZ2 = 1975 VV1 = 1977 DB2 = 1980 TV10 
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