2648 Owa

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2648 Owa
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Edward L. G. Bowell
Discovery site Anderson Mesa
Discovery date 8 November 1980
Designations
MPC designation (2648) Owa
1980 VJ
Main belt [2]
Orbital characteristics[3][2]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 89.35 yr (32636 days)
Aphelion 2.64327 AU (395.428 Gm)
Perihelion 1.85724 AU (277.839 Gm)
2.25026 AU (336.634 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.174653
3.38 yr (1233.0 d)
138.552°
0° 17m 31.135s / day
Inclination 4.79623°
279.934°
131.430°
Earth MOID 0.871279 AU (130.3415 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.72272 AU (407.313 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.603
Physical characteristics
3.563 hours [4]
12.9,[5] 13.0[2]

2648 Owa (1980 VJ) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on November 8, 1980, by Edward L. G. Bowell at Anderson Mesa.[1] It is named for the Hopi Indian word for rock.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Archived from the original on 2 February 2009. Retrieved January 1, 2009. 
  2. ^ a b c "2648 Owa (1980 VJ)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 15 April 2016. 
  3. ^ "(2648) Owa". AstDyS. University of Pisa. Retrieved January 1, 2009. 
  4. ^ Johnson; et al. (2008). "Lightcurve Analysis of 102 Miriam, 1433 Geramtina, and 2648 Owa". The Minor Planet Bulletin. 35 (4): 151–152. Bibcode:2008MPBu...35..150J. 
  5. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on June 17, 2012. Retrieved January 1, 2009. 
  6. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (2003). Dictionary of minor planet names (fifth ed.). Germany: Springer. p. 216. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. Retrieved January 1, 2009. 

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