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2244 Tesla (1952 UW1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002244
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1812325129578275 3.5122e-08  
a 2.810620362262646 1.1248e-08 au
q 2.301244571039347 9.8388e-08 au
i 7.823672579892371 3.3758e-06 deg
node 106.4871607283429 3.0665e-05 deg
peri 297.6183826564707 3.2619e-05 deg
M 109.5211038635689 1.1035e-05 deg
tp 2458476.903155051600
(2018-Dec-24.40315505)
5.213e-05 TDB
period 1721.082581638634
4.71
1.0331e-05
2.828e-08
d
yr
n .2091706719018943 1.2556e-09 deg/d
Q 3.319996153485945 1.3286e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2565  
   data-arc span      24710 days (67.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-22  
   last obs. used      2020-06-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43212  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 15:42:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.32328 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.10538 au 
 T_jup = 3.283 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.9   n/a MPO452192  
diameter diameter 24.377 km 0.030 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.050   0.003 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

2244 Tesla (1952 UW1)          Discovered 1952-Oct-22 by Protitch, M. B. at Belgrade
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

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Alternate Designations
 1952 UW1 = 1938 UE1 = 1938 WE = 1949 AA = 1966 UB = 1976 YR3 = 1980 SV = 1980 TJ15 
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