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10448 Schawlow (4314 T-3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010448
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04907032600687401 2.6909e-08  
a 2.837882918938539 1.0709e-08 au
q 2.698627078936886 7.4754e-08 au
i 3.248350018576851 2.9497e-06 deg
node 118.8375337441395 6.8032e-05 deg
peri 179.5878985669611 7.9192e-05 deg
M 86.49464910681451 4.0415e-05 deg
tp 2458780.956614604845
(2019-Oct-24.45661460)
0.00019601 TDB
period 1746.184536291234
4.78
9.8843e-06
2.706e-08
d
yr
n .206163777377512 1.167e-09 deg/d
Q 2.977138758940193 1.1235e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2415  
   data-arc span      24132 days (66.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-12-22  
   last obs. used      2021-01-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50436  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:54:58  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.68084 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.12065 au 
 T_jup = 3.306 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2   n/a MPO449016  
diameter diameter 6.066 km 0.185 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.303   0.043 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

10448 Schawlow           Discovered 1977 Oct. 16 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Arthur L. Schawlow (1921-1999), American physicist, shared part of the 1981 Nobel Prize for physics with Nicolaas Bloembergen for contributions to the development of laser spectroscopy. The name was suggested by W. A. Fröger.
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Reference: 20010705/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 4314 T-3 = 1981 NB1 = 1986 PO3 = 1991 RR21 
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