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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 39 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1814064593825938 3.5063e-08  
a 2.810035133928771 1.1213e-08 au
q 2.30027660954206 9.8233e-08 au
i 7.823654156280901 3.3511e-06 deg
node 106.4853077152103 3.0625e-05 deg
peri 297.5698622164397 3.2534e-05 deg
M 151.4126192572367 1.1025e-05 deg
tp 2458476.854904052091
(2018-Dec-24.35490405)
5.174e-05 TDB
period 1720.545063015255
4.71
1.0299e-05
2.82e-08
d
yr
n .2092360192932698 1.2524e-09 deg/d
Q 3.319793658315481 1.3247e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2657  
   data-arc span      24925 days (68.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-22  
   last obs. used      2021-01-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42965  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:01:27  

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 12.00   n/a E2021B10  
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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Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1990-Apr-15 03:48 < 00:01 Vesta 0.0243084462890238 0.0243073836615305 0.024309508948437 4.18540076082419 4.18539959132372 2447996.658637415 0.61070606793922 117.360276467221 47.9631769821564 78.1024598716865 74174.7976113292 T 39 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Feb-24 01:01:33 2021-Feb-24 01:01

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