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108496 Sullenberger (2001 KD64)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2108496
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1685906306766534 4.6296e-08  
a 2.585768793387467 1.5422e-08 au
q 2.149832401726265 1.1786e-07 au
i 14.35809420900271 5.7195e-06 deg
node 136.527016195152 1.4838e-05 deg
peri 207.1950248694952 2.1125e-05 deg
M 120.2994634199547 1.482e-05 deg
tp 2458492.990529321917
(2019-Jan-09.49052932)
6.077e-05 TDB
period 1518.738357180434
4.16
1.3587e-05
3.72e-08
d
yr
n .2370388541897016 2.1206e-09 deg/d
Q 3.021705185048669 1.8022e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      733  
   data-arc span      7748 days (21.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-11-13  
   last obs. used      2020-01-30  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53416  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-24 03:08:27  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.14959 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.37935 au 
 T_jup = 3.359 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO453543  
diameter diameter 2.676 km 0.561 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 5.475 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.357   0.184 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

108496 Sullenberger           Discovered 2001 May 21 by R. A. Tucker at Goodricke-Pigott.
Chesley Burnett "Sully" Sullenberger III (b. 1951), a former US Airways airline captain, is celebrated for successfully landing his disabled airliner on the Hudson River off Manhattan without loss of life on 15 January 2009.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2018-05-29Last Updated: 2018-05-31

Alternate Designations
 2001 KD64 = 2002 TH162 
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