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51826 Kalpanachawla (2001 OB34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2051826
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08555321334116166 5.6048e-08  
a 3.073476198455184 2.8347e-08 au
q 2.810530433549765 1.678e-07 au
i 9.589076602635885 7.7528e-06 deg
node 14.16919828487452 3.549e-05 deg
peri 51.08705934159267 6.1565e-05 deg
M 176.1784343497128 4.8706e-05 deg
tp 2456637.351054167928
(2013-Dec-10.85105417)
0.00026452 JED
period 1968.082085525192
5.39
2.7228e-05
7.455e-08
d
yr
n .182919199685684 2.5307e-09 deg/d
Q 3.336421963360603 3.0773e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      716  
   data-arc span      8033 days (21.99 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-04-15  
   last obs. used      2016-04-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53664  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 14:36:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.83312 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.98303 au 
 T_jup = 3.203 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1 mag n/a MPO365855  

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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