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51826 Kalpanachawla (2001 OB34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2051826
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08537129419351167 5.711e-08  
a 3.074194881298793 2.9607e-08 au
q 2.811746885679247 1.7021e-07 au
i 9.588863830317653 8.0313e-06 deg
node 14.16883465581406 3.721e-05 deg
peri 51.22816410654905 6.6604e-05 deg
M 139.444131949895 5.2481e-05 deg
tp 2456637.906214378316
(2013-Dec-11.40621438)
0.00028687 JED
period 1968.772432263063
5.39
2.8442e-05
7.787e-08
d
yr
n .1828550593763584 2.6416e-09 deg/d
Q 3.33664287691834 3.2135e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      684  
   data-arc span      7734 days (21.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-04-15  
   last obs. used      2015-06-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54466  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jul-06 13:22:10  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.83501 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.9823 au 
 T_jup = 3.203 
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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

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Alternate Designations
 2001 OB34 = 1999 FB57 
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