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171 Ophelia
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000171
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 108 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1323067201038215 3.4618e-08  
a 3.128918845080336 1.0471e-08 au
q 2.71494185521672 1.0804e-07 au
i 2.546753758355288 3.4759e-06 deg
node 100.4774581376767 8.927e-05 deg
peri 56.12840811034327 9.0242e-05 deg
M 189.894505202121 1.3969e-05 deg
tp 2459555.725081142432
(2021-Dec-07.22508114)
7.9549e-05 TDB
period 2021.57507974612
5.53
1.0148e-05
2.778e-08
d
yr
n .1780789660531483 8.939e-10 deg/d
Q 3.542895834943952 1.1856e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3002  
   data-arc span      45932 days (125.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      1894-02-23  
   last obs. used      2019-11-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44742  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 20:03:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72612 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.44729 au 
 T_jup = 3.199 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.31   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 10
diameter diameter 130.808 km 1.483 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.66535 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (1977) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Oey, J. (2006) Minor Planet Bull. 33, 96-99.]
[Behrend, R. (2011) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Wang, X.; Muinonen, K.; Wang, Y.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2015) Astron. Astrophys. 581, A55.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.076   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.695   0.014 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=5; phase (min.=2.86, mean=10.12, max.=13.28) deg.
U-B UB 0.341   0.021 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=6; phase (min.=2.86, mean=10.58, max.=13.28) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B C   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)

171 Ophelia          Discovered 1877-Jan-13 by Borrelly, A. at Marseille
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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