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53 Kalypso
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000053
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 135 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2064172690441849 4.0082e-08  
a 2.617527614822424 5.4999e-09 AU
q 2.07722471292304 1.0634e-07 AU
i 5.170488394447339 4.8038e-06 deg
node 143.5631560262548 4.8234e-05 deg
peri 313.5413418888621 4.8887e-05 deg
M 5.012243152796027 8.1002e-06 deg
tp 2456778.964003816523
(2014-May-01.46400382)
3.4776e-05 JED
period 1546.804173242605
4.23
4.8751e-06
1.335e-08
d
yr
n .2327379290975941 7.3353e-10 deg/d
Q 3.157830516721809 6.6351e-09 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1581  
   # delay obs. used      1  
   # Doppler obs. used      0  
   data-arc span      54139 days (148.22 yr)  
   first obs. used      1866-01-01  
   last obs. used      2014-03-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .55916  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 13:08:31  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.09748 AU 
 T_jup = 3.370 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.81 mag n/a IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 12
diameter diameter 115.38 km 2.4 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 12
rotation period rot_per 9.036 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2013-Sep-12) Published Reference List:
[Pilcher, F.; Pray, D.P. (2010) Minor Planet Bul. 37, 75-76.]
[Pilcher, F. (2011) Minor Planet Bul. 38, 206-208.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0397   0.002 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 12
B-V BV .705 mag .023 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=7; phase (min.=3.20, mean=10.87, max.=26.64) deg.
U-B UB .318 mag .015 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.1 #obs=7; phase (min.=3.20, mean=10.87, max.=26.64) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T XC   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 2 color indices

53 Kalypso          Discovered 1858-Apr-04 by Luther, R. at Dusseldorf
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1951 CD2 = 1951 CE2 = 1972 JB = A917 BD 
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