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2244 Tesla (1952 UW1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002244
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1814064626276484 1.959e-08  
a 2.810035135585409 1.0938e-08 au
q 2.300276601779455 5.5756e-08 au
i 7.823651002195667 7.9921e-07 deg
node 106.4853211722848 3.5888e-06 deg
peri 297.56984488687 6.4001e-06 deg
M 151.412623214753 5.7663e-06 deg
tp 2458476.854884498036
(2018-Dec-24.35488450)
2.5223e-05 TDB
period 1720.545064536759
4.71
1.0045e-05
2.75e-08
d
yr
n .2092360191082392 1.2216e-09 deg/d
Q 3.319793669391362 1.2922e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2766  
   data-arc span      24989 days (68.42 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-22  
   last obs. used      2021-03-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42536  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-May-03 20:05:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.32142 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.10673 au 
 T_jup = 3.284 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.01   n/a MPCxxxxx  
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

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