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1837 Osita (1971 QZ1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001837
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0867571089842477 1.28e-08  
a 2.205105048127988 4.5716e-09 au
q 2.013796509145833 2.9367e-08 au
i 3.84536368712897 6.1712e-07 deg
node 280.9083560316748 8.0382e-06 deg
peri 315.040786864351 1.4774e-05 deg
M 153.9861910194408 1.3753e-05 deg
tp 2458884.910493559620
(2020-Feb-05.41049356)
4.5411e-05 TDB
period 1196.030768078971
3.27
3.7194e-06
1.018e-08
d
yr
n .3009956011233902 9.3602e-10 deg/d
Q 2.396413587110142 4.9682e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3123  
   data-arc span      21421 days (58.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-12-02  
   last obs. used      2021-07-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40224  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 08:07:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.00422 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60264 au 
 T_jup = 3.654 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456663.5 (2014-Jan-06.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08645554857656597 1.2682e-08  
q 2.015034295875053 2.9092e-08 au
tp 2456492.953022060498
(2013-Jul-19.45302206)
4.5147e-05 TDB
node 280.9833244962597 8.0298e-06 deg
peri 315.3738294758109 1.4828e-05 deg
i 3.847136221395552 6.1736e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3123  
   data-arc span      21421 days (58.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-12-02  
   last obs. used      2021-07-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40224  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 08:07:13  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60264 au 
 T_jup = 3.654 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.608343715971499E-16 -3.652793610713845E-16 -4.285089919550758E-13 3.593383580329815E-15 -1.20065002105119E-13 -1.102783110622545E-15
q -3.652793610713845E-16 8.463495577272988E-16 9.424771519818933E-13 -7.914166210963408E-15 2.661214859752681E-13 2.539934185371966E-15
tp -4.285089919550758E-13 9.424771519818933E-13 2.038266908386398E-9 3.160942560171825E-13 5.630878083284915E-10 3.963296881088934E-12
node 3.593383580329815E-15 -7.914166210963408E-15 3.160942560171825E-13 6.447789801708771E-11 -6.385986979367126E-11 8.822811700029544E-13
peri -1.20065002105119E-13 2.661214859752681E-13 5.630878083284915E-10 -6.385986979367126E-11 2.198595012606583E-10 1.240776606557897E-13
i -1.102783110622545E-15 2.539934185371966E-15 3.963296881088934E-12 8.822811700029544E-13 1.240776606557897E-13 3.811316366428575E-13

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.94   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 7.530 km 0.119 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.81862 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Broz, M.; Marciniak, A.; et al. (2013) Astron. Astrophys. 551, A67.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
[Hanus, J.; Delbo, M.; Durech, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Icarus 309, 297-337.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.216   0.019 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

1837 Osita (1971 QZ1)          Discovered 1971-Aug-16 by Gibson, J. at El Leoncito
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1971 QZ1 = 1962 XQ = 1968 QB1 = 1972 YJ1 
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