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43844 Rowling (1993 OX2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2043844
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1738227579831964 5.4091e-08  
a 2.766170750099262 1.613e-08 au
q 2.285347321264561 1.4978e-07 au
i 5.870081860479518 5.9144e-06 deg
node 144.6369332550109 4.573e-05 deg
peri 215.1218188887228 4.7399e-05 deg
M 290.0803014490702 1.4103e-05 deg
tp 2459326.872794769970
(2021-Apr-22.37279477)
6.7235e-05 TDB
period 1680.416371240586
4.60
1.4699e-05
4.024e-08
d
yr
n .2142326188682785 1.8739e-09 deg/d
Q 3.246994178933963 1.8934e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      574  
   data-arc span      14503 days (39.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-08-22  
   last obs. used      2019-05-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .60044  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 04:27:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28452 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.20503 au 
 T_jup = 3.310 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.3   n/a MPO468294  

43844 Rowling           Discovered 1993 July 25 by M. Hammergren at Manastash Ridge Observatory.
The British author Joanne "Jo" Rowling (b. 1965) is best known for her beloved fantasy series featuring the young wizard Harry Potter. Her books have won numerous awards, inspired a love of reading in children around the world and entertained millions of all ages.
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Reference: 20060413/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-04-17

Alternate Designations
 1993 OX2 = 1979 QJ3 
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