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2642 Vesale (1961 RA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002642
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1844081633454601 3.7733e-08  
a 2.42550845105798 6.7528e-09 au
q 1.978224892419486 9.0695e-08 au
i 14.49606241504195 4.0067e-06 deg
node 201.15637193 1.1676e-05 deg
peri 165.6667521263746 1.4146e-05 deg
M 183.2854957969241 9.0186e-06 deg
tp 2459677.786331227146
(2022-Apr-08.28633123)
3.584e-05 TDB
period 1379.757028667988
3.78
5.7621e-06
1.578e-08
d
yr
n .2609155036140984 1.0896e-09 deg/d
Q 2.872792009696473 7.9981e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2552  
   data-arc span      21460 days (58.75 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-09-14  
   last obs. used      2020-06-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .41912  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:48:07  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .981068 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.60395 au 
 T_jup = 3.445 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.7   n/a MPO502178  
diameter diameter 7.404 km 0.198 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.566 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2010) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
[Warner, B.D (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 25-31.]
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
[Stephens, R. D.; Warner, B. D. (2019) MPB 46, 298-301.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.222   0.017 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  

2642 Vesale (1961 RA)          Discovered 1961-Sep-14 by Arend, S. at Uccle
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1961 RA = 1961 TC 
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