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1886 Lowell (1949 MP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001886
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 44 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1568441278584922 1.0068e-08  
a 2.627192926404199 8.5516e-09 au
q 2.215133143146332 2.7507e-08 au
i 14.878608833986 4.778e-07 deg
node 82.25213103096458 7.2809e-07 deg
peri 217.6314880817536 8.053e-06 deg
M 261.9077694637555 1.1195e-05 deg
tp 2459624.307351087949
(2022-Feb-13.80735109)
4.9566e-05 TDB
period 1555.379519433883
4.26
7.5943e-06
2.079e-08
d
yr
n .2314547642565272 1.1301e-09 deg/d
Q 3.039252709662065 9.8929e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3042  
   data-arc span      29559 days (80.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1940-04-10  
   last obs. used      2021-03-15  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .40954  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 13:04:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.21476 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.17409 au 
 T_jup = 3.337 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.17   n/a E2021B10  
rotation period rot_per 80.1898 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]

1886 Lowell (1949 MP)          Discovered 1949-Jun-21 by Giclas, H. L. at Flagstaff (LO)
and R. D. Schaldach.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1949 MP = 1940 GR 
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