Skip Page Navigation
NASA JPL Caltech
NASA Logo - Jet Propulsion Laboratory + View the NASA Portal
+ Near-Earth Object (NEO) Program
Search JPL
JPL Home Earth Solar System Stars & Galaxies Technology
JPL Solar System Dynamics
BODIES ORBITS EPHEMERIDES TOOLS PHYSICAL DATA DISCOVERY FAQ SITE MAP
JPL Small-Body Database Browser
Search: [ help ]  
51826 Kalpanachawla (2001 OB34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2051826
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08460393552611391 6.231e-08  
a 3.07835055247903 3.6611e-08 AU
q 2.817909980810317 1.9589e-07 AU
i 9.578624503990978 9.1083e-06 deg
node 14.20488786213554 3.9978e-05 deg
peri 52.09004021343738 6.8687e-05 deg
M 65.52088119875918 5.3016e-05 deg
tp 2456641.451788877042
(2013-Dec-14.95178888)
0.0002907 JED
period 1972.765836469134
5.40
3.5193e-05
9.635e-08
d
yr
n .1824849119672154 3.2555e-09 deg/d
Q 3.338791124147742 3.9709e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      522  
   data-arc span      7498 days (20.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-04-15  
   last obs. used      2014-10-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54465  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 14:36:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.84223 AU 
 T_jup = 3.202 
[ show covariance matrix ]

Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0 mag n/a MPO280034  

51826 Kalpanachawla           Discovered 2001 July 19 at Palomar by the JPL Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking Program.
Kalpana Chawla (1961-2003) was a mission specialist on the space shuttle Columbia (STS-107).
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20030806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 2001 OB34 = 1999 FB57 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2014-Dec-19 07:14 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Donald K. Yeomans
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin