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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 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2171288035392313 6.5251e-08  
a 2.4308693234942 1.76e-08 AU
q 1.903057575723684 1.6391e-07 AU
i 14.60060999006039 6.8003e-06 deg
node 146.865858185364 2.4172e-05 deg
peri 187.5644851817897 2.8373e-05 deg
M 83.24544895330388 2.0129e-05 deg
tp 2456680.390291777095
(2014-Jan-22.89029178)
7.4856e-05 JED
period 1384.333875415685
3.79
1.5034e-05
4.116e-08
d
yr
n .2600528719214502 2.8242e-09 deg/d
Q 2.958681071264717 2.1421e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      926  
   data-arc span      16885 days (46.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      1967-04-11  
   last obs. used      2013-07-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51307  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 18:08:44  

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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