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51826 Kalpanachawla (2001 OB34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2051826
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08460395227142395 5.9893e-08  
a 3.078350539498516 3.4066e-08 AU
q 2.817909917380071 1.8473e-07 AU
i 9.578621115364754 8.6176e-06 deg
node 14.204882133911 3.9588e-05 deg
peri 52.09004894862386 6.8489e-05 deg
M 65.5208820071614 5.2978e-05 deg
tp 2456641.451786718078
(2013-Dec-14.95178672)
0.00029056 JED
period 1972.76582399126
5.40
3.2746e-05
8.965e-08
d
yr
n .1824849131214445 3.0291e-09 deg/d
Q 3.33879116161696 3.6948e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      550  
   data-arc span      7565 days (20.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-04-15  
   last obs. used      2014-12-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55634  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Jan-08 04:26:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.84223 AU 
 T_jup = 3.202 
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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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