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2648 Owa (1980 VJ)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002648
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1738588098713378 3.4096e-08  
a 2.251372772929463 6.4399e-09 au
q 1.859951782051213 7.7912e-08 au
i 4.797000270431728 3.2569e-06 deg
node 279.9067992053209 5.5566e-05 deg
peri 131.2739925551226 5.7035e-05 deg
M 245.9569313591844 1.3071e-05 deg
tp 2459391.373236829474
4.5419e-05 TDB
period 1233.870387176248
n .2917648431646631 1.2519e-09 deg/d
Q 2.642793763807714 7.5596e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2360  
   data-arc span      34138 days (93.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1926-11-10  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43969  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 01:43:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .875088 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.71774 au 
 T_jup = 3.602 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0   n/a MPO365277  
diameter diameter 5.933 km 0.160 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 3.5641 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2007) Observatoire de Geneve web site,]
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2007)]
[Brinsfield, J.W. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 86-87.]
[Johnson, T.; Pech, K.; van Chilfgaarde, R.; Chase, M.; Burns, M.S. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 151-152.]
[Higgins, D.J. (2012)]
[Klinglesmith III, D.A.; Hendrickx, S. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 61-63.]
[Stephens, R.D. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 50-54.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.459   0.029 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

2648 Owa (1980 VJ)          Discovered 1980-Nov-08 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1980 VJ = 1926 VD = 1953 TJ 
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