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255 Oppavia
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000255
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 35 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07900951871827364 4.1188e-08  
a 2.744953847628613 9.7881e-09 au
q 2.528076365223603 1.1137e-07 au
i 9.464520244086026 4.4886e-06 deg
node 13.59519628107384 2.2682e-05 deg
peri 155.4392589214267 3.3085e-05 deg
M 204.967978931446 2.4753e-05 deg
tp 2459715.852180143552
(2022-May-16.35218014)
0.00011494 TDB
period 1661.119961390443
4.55
8.8849e-06
2.433e-08
d
yr
n .2167212533516613 1.1592e-09 deg/d
Q 2.961831330033623 1.0561e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2656  
   data-arc span      48853 days (133.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      1886-04-01  
   last obs. used      2020-01-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44252  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 15:22:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.53615 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.0036 au 
 T_jup = 3.324 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.3   n/a MPO502155 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-August); 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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