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729 Watsonia (1912 OD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000729
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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 .09643880682718621 6.0044e-08  
a 2.760261655780684 1.8168e-08 AU
q 2.494065315166362 1.6948e-07 AU
i 18.04220085266444 8.3504e-06 deg
node 124.3985470682169 2.1232e-05 deg
peri 88.3158620837231 4.7375e-05 deg
M 51.14663759528179 4.1512e-05 deg
tp 2456562.521132729814
(2013-Sep-27.02113273)
0.00019337 JED
period 1675.034689380443
4.59
1.6538e-05
4.528e-08
d
yr
n .2149209221052943 2.1219e-09 deg/d
Q 3.026457996395007 1.992e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1108  
   data-arc span      35121 days (96.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1917-04-22  
   last obs. used      2013-06-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55019  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-05 13:31:24  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.5685 AU 
 T_jup = 3.264 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.31 mag n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 17
diameter diameter 49.15 km 1.5 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 17
rotation period rot_per 25.230 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Published Reference List:
[Stephens, R.D. (2013) Minor Planet Bul. 40, 178-179.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.1381   0.009 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 17
B-V BV .780 mag .014 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=2; phase (min.=11.06, mean=11.07, max.=11.07) deg.
U-B UB .375 mag .021 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=2; phase (min.=11.06, mean=11.07, max.=11.07) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T STGD   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B L   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

729 Watsonia (1912 OD)          Discovered 1912-Feb-09 by Metcalf, J. H. at Winchester
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1912 OD = 1944 DP 
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