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51826 Kalpanachawla (2001 OB34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2051826
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0839015679009701 7.0772e-08  
a 3.077425650137717 3.7076e-08 AU
q 2.8192248129925 2.1789e-07 AU
i 9.574412232878366 9.4843e-06 deg
node 14.28474806067911 4.3989e-05 deg
peri 52.18021411043365 7.4838e-05 deg
M 28.9240487521729 5.6315e-05 deg
tp 2456642.070385704445
(2013-Dec-15.57038570)
0.00030891 JED
period 1971.876815555258
5.40
3.5635e-05
9.756e-08
d
yr
n .1825671853130583 3.2993e-09 deg/d
Q 3.335626487282934 4.0186e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      518  
   data-arc span      7196 days (19.70 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-04-15  
   last obs. used      2013-12-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56171  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jan-22 12:20:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.84291 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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