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2351 O'Higgins (1964 VD)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002351
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 31 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1857686802564885 3.5755e-08  
a 2.529726946999767 9.3267e-09 au
q 2.059782910646344 9.1898e-08 au
i 3.740782536268676 5.2599e-06 deg
node 332.8668780078613 4.9926e-05 deg
peri 61.3141510357143 5.2305e-05 deg
M 191.2270494988297 1.6418e-05 deg
tp 2459289.484163030369
6.8672e-05 TDB
period 1469.633006677886
n .2449591145300841 1.3547e-09 deg/d
Q 2.999670983353189 1.1059e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2157  
   data-arc span      19935 days (54.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1964-10-09  
   last obs. used      2019-05-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4957  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:34:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.06854 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.45004 au 
 T_jup = 3.424 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.0   n/a MPO435719  
diameter diameter 5.828 km 0.955 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  
rotation period rot_per 4.7889 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Higgins, D.J. (2005) Minor Planet Bull. 32, 36-38.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.394   0.050 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (  

2351 O'Higgins (1964 VD)          Discovered 1964-Nov-03 by Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn
Discovered by the Indiana Asteroid Program, Goethe Link Observatory, University of Indiana. This program was conceived and directed by F. K. Edmondson; the plates were blinked and measured astrometrically by B. Potter and, following her retirement, by D. Owings; and the photometry was performed under the direction of T. Gehrels. During the years 1947-1967, in which the plates were exposed, a large number of people participated in various aspects of the program.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1964 VD = 1976 SO2 
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