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255 Oppavia
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000255
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07874792036352363 4.1258e-08  
a 2.745984109669624 1.0004e-08 au
q 2.529743571681859 1.1177e-07 au
i 9.463291813185741 4.4933e-06 deg
node 13.60861757044309 2.2734e-05 deg
peri 155.7228764682189 3.3207e-05 deg
M 117.9711994416732 2.478e-05 deg
tp 2458055.848190602160
(2017-Oct-29.34819060)
0.00011404 TDB
period 1662.055250020277
4.55
9.0823e-06
2.487e-08
d
yr
n .2165992977643842 1.1836e-09 deg/d
Q 2.962224647657389 1.0791e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2623  
   data-arc span      48826 days (133.68 yr)  
   first obs. used      1886-04-01  
   last obs. used      2019-12-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44678  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-13 20:40:15  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.53813 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.00429 au 
 T_jup = 3.324 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.39   n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 12
diameter diameter 56.939 km 0.474 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 19.499 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Ditteon, R.; Kirkpatrick, E.; Doering, K. (2010) Minor Planet Bull. 37, 1-4.]
[Pilcher, F. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 158-160.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.038   0.004 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
B-V BV 0.764   0.018 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=1.51, mean=7.91, max.=14.32) deg.
U-B UB 0.275   0.056 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=2; phase (min.=2.18, mean=8.25, max.=14.32) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T X   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

255 Oppavia          Discovered 1886-Mar-31 by Palisa, J. at Vienna
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1938 VC = 1938 XC = 1945 GD = 1951 SG = A904 EC = A924 TA 
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