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5095 Escalante (1983 NL)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2005095
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2171288043145606 6.5186e-08  
a 2.430869323293865 1.7588e-08 AU
q 1.903057573682123 1.6374e-07 AU
i 14.60060994427807 6.7976e-06 deg
node 146.8658581584026 2.4171e-05 deg
peri 187.5644851693571 2.8373e-05 deg
M 83.2454491074206 2.0123e-05 deg
tp 2456680.390291224031
(2014-Jan-22.89029122)
7.4833e-05 JED
period 1384.333875244555
3.79
1.5024e-05
4.113e-08
d
yr
n .2600528719535978 2.8224e-09 deg/d
Q 2.958681072905607 2.1407e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      938  
   data-arc span      17336 days (47.46 yr)  
   first obs. used      1967-04-11  
   last obs. used      2014-09-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50989  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:03:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .894098 AU 
 T_jup = 3.432 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1 mag n/a MPO265985  
diameter diameter 8.78 km 0.7 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3
rotation period rot_per 8.542 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2013) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
geometric albedo albedo 0.1203   0.021 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3

5095 Escalante (1983 NL)          Discovered 1983-Jul-10 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1983 NL = 1967 GD1 = 1990 HA1 
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