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1886 Lowell (1949 MP)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001886
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 47 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1568886662439055 9.456e-09  
a 2.626768500940146 7.3773e-09 au
q 2.214658294296143 2.6952e-08 au
i 14.87910611444089 4.6696e-07 deg
node 82.2490457295056 7.2796e-07 deg
peri 217.6976649620817 6.6795e-06 deg
M 307.2213373431551 8.8781e-06 deg
tp 2459624.474886063535
(2022-Feb-13.97488606)
3.8733e-05 TDB
period 1555.002625141902
4.26
6.5509e-06
1.794e-08
d
yr
n .231510863184008 9.753e-10 deg/d
Q 3.038878707584148 8.5347e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      3343  
   data-arc span      29664 days (81.22 yr)  
   first obs. used      1940-04-10  
   last obs. used      2021-06-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .39836  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 12:54:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.21591 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.17373 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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