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245 Vera (A885 CA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000245
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 113 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1966744463228326 4.1533e-08  
a 3.096638088026804 1.2339e-08 au
q 2.487608506601938 1.317e-07 au
i 5.178678983420339 4.5196e-06 deg
node 61.06696033354344 4.8936e-05 deg
peri 331.593007925995 5.0067e-05 deg
M 11.51387752425836 1.1713e-05 deg
tp 2458936.841967971892
(2020-Mar-28.34196797)
6.4679e-05 TDB
period 1990.371313385582
5.45
1.1896e-05
3.257e-08
d
yr
n .180870774000278 1.0811e-09 deg/d
Q 3.705667669451671 1.4766e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2641  
   data-arc span      49456 days (135.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      1885-03-09  
   last obs. used      2020-08-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45207  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 22:12:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.49546 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.73363 au 
 T_jup = 3.187 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 7.8   n/a MPO502155 IRAS observations used: 5
diameter diameter 75.949 km 2.626 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 14.38 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Debehogne, H.; Lagerkvist, C.-I.; Zappala, V. (1982) Astron. Astrophys. Suppl. Ser. 50, 277-281.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.228   0.036 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.841   0.013 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=5; phase (min.=5.56, mean=8.29, max.=16.51) deg.
U-B UB 0.476   0.010 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=6; phase (min.=5.56, mean=7.87, max.=16.51) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T S   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices
SMASSII spectral type spec_B S   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)

245 Vera (A885 CA)          Discovered 1885-Feb-06 by Pogson, N. R. at Madras
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 A885 CA = A919 HB 
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