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1701 Okavango (1953 NJ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001701
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1925054841018109 3.589e-08  
a 3.161171104226339 1.5159e-08 au
q 2.552628330478592 1.1673e-07 au
i 16.27738384660856 4.2752e-06 deg
node 61.26029952570361 1.4796e-05 deg
peri 260.0245472118148 1.988e-05 deg
M 272.9653489895642 1.6366e-05 deg
tp 2459496.818111385197
(2021-Oct-09.31811139)
9.5109e-05 TDB
period 2052.912466751286
5.62
1.4766e-05
4.043e-08
d
yr
n .1753606185507249 1.2613e-09 deg/d
Q 3.769713877974086 1.8077e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2490  
   data-arc span      32398 days (88.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      1931-10-07  
   last obs. used      2020-06-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41188  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:35:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.60216 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.77441 au 
 T_jup = 3.114 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.7   n/a MPO384763  
diameter diameter 19.461 km 0.129 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 13.204 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Higgins, D.J. (2004) Minor Planet Bull. 32, 13-14.]
[Behrend, R. (2009) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Behrend, R. (2014) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Hanus, J.; Delbo, M.; Durech, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Icarus 309, 297-337.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.217   0.027 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

1701 Okavango (1953 NJ)          Discovered 1953-Jul-06 by Churms, J. at Johannesburg (UO)
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1953 NJ = 1931 TU2 
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