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1837 Osita (1971 QZ1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2001837
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08610394880051318 2.8799e-08  
a 2.205515458667235 5.4303e-09 au
q 2.015611868535411 6.4032e-08 au
i 3.846124641641691 3.0784e-06 deg
node 280.9215489563226 5.7505e-05 deg
peri 315.3451273675744 6.2745e-05 deg
M 274.1803279870646 2.6739e-05 deg
tp 2458885.698958830174
(2020-Feb-06.19895883)
8.9156e-05 TDB
period 1196.36468854585
3.28
4.4184e-06
1.21e-08
d
yr
n .3009115894565315 1.1113e-09 deg/d
Q 2.395419048799059 5.8978e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2633  
   data-arc span      20615 days (56.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-12-02  
   last obs. used      2019-05-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42188  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:27:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.00552 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60683 au 
 T_jup = 3.654 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456282.5 (2012-Dec-21.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08627673702240028 2.8704e-08  
q 2.015084341538273 6.3815e-08 au
tp 2456493.224365700624
(2013-Jul-19.72436570)
8.7021e-05 TDB
node 280.9867929018699 5.7482e-05 deg
peri 315.466610610279 6.2725e-05 deg
i 3.847006936384755 3.0794e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2633  
   data-arc span      20615 days (56.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1962-12-02  
   last obs. used      2019-05-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42188  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:27:44  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60683 au 
 T_jup = 3.654 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 8.23914440879167E-16 -1.826283061599229E-15 -7.749315320263144E-13 1.409443207341297E-15 -2.173302327867903E-13 1.792755184646324E-16
q -1.826283061599229E-15 4.072369787290921E-15 1.788486633416952E-12 -2.946610784213782E-15 5.000507050885485E-13 -3.45226435487941E-16
tp -7.749315320263144E-13 1.788486633416952E-12 7.57273770475763E-9 -1.0748116978216E-11 2.201545829385043E-9 1.18639199902283E-13
node 1.409443207341297E-15 -2.946610784213782E-15 -1.0748116978216E-11 3.304125328717877E-9 -3.299240117060108E-9 3.649247618425989E-11
peri -2.173302327867903E-13 5.000507050885485E-13 2.201545829385043E-9 -3.299240117060108E-9 3.934392486885819E-9 -3.637813101202481E-11
i 1.792755184646324E-16 -3.45226435487941E-16 1.18639199902283E-13 3.649247618425989E-11 -3.637813101202481E-11 9.482931059782496E-12

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9   n/a PDS3 (MPC 17263)  
diameter diameter 7.530 km 0.119 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 3.81862 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Broz, M.; Marciniak, A.; et al. (2013) Astron. Astrophys. 551, A67.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Hanus, J.; Durech, J.; Oszkiewicz, D.A.; Behrend, R.; et al. (2016) Astron. Astrophys. 586, A108.]
[Hanus, J.; Delbo, M.; Durech, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Icarus 309, 297-337.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.216   0.019 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

1837 Osita (1971 QZ1)          Discovered 1971-Aug-16 by Gibson, J. at El Leoncito
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1971 QZ1 = 1962 XQ = 1968 QB1 = 1972 YJ1 
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