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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 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08460396606568717 5.6869e-08  
a 3.078350528283711 3.019e-08 AU
q 2.817909864650506 1.7e-07 AU
i 9.578619612040407 8.0331e-06 deg
node 14.20488415467374 3.7725e-05 deg
peri 52.09005004134518 6.7411e-05 deg
M 65.52088229341855 5.296e-05 deg
tp 2456641.451787111500
(2013-Dec-14.95178711)
0.0002904 JED
period 1972.765813210722
5.40
2.9021e-05
7.946e-08
d
yr
n .1824849141186666 2.6845e-09 deg/d
Q 3.338791191916916 3.2745e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      657  
   data-arc span      7652 days (20.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-04-15  
   last obs. used      2015-03-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .5446  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 18:21:09  

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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