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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 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1814064635188637 1.964e-08  
a 2.81003513447708 1.1001e-08 au
q 2.300276598367839 5.5836e-08 au
i 7.823650985272228 8.0223e-07 deg
node 106.4853210909469 3.5966e-06 deg
peri 297.5698452944991 6.4173e-06 deg
M 151.4126229926339 5.7721e-06 deg
tp 2458476.854885987735
(2018-Dec-24.35488599)
2.5238e-05 TDB
period 1720.545063518838
4.71
1.0103e-05
2.766e-08
d
yr
n .2092360192320289 1.2287e-09 deg/d
Q 3.319793670586322 1.2996e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2741  
   data-arc span      24965 days (68.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-22  
   last obs. used      2021-02-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42648  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Mar-16 13:41:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.32142 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.10673 au 
 T_jup = 3.284 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457174.5 (2015-Jun-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 40 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1789497105870629 1.9592e-08  
q 2.310856830467639 5.568e-08 au
tp 2456755.974217655335
(2014-Apr-08.47421766)
2.2304e-05 TDB
node 106.586216872461 3.5957e-06 deg
peri 297.9292470932425 6.4666e-06 deg
i 7.824588568727131 8.0277e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2741  
   data-arc span      24965 days (68.35 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-22  
   last obs. used      2021-02-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42648  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Mar-16 13:41:54  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.10673 au 
 T_jup = 3.284 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.838304406682456E-16 -1.07635854926469E-15 2.391749283093961E-13 1.028037305972891E-14 3.813026166348783E-15 2.177651450821078E-15
q -1.07635854926469E-15 3.100216024424859E-15 -6.518448719085072E-13 -2.810213360150098E-14 -3.312400179884063E-15 -5.836911373820207E-15
tp 2.391749283093961E-13 -6.518448719085072E-13 4.974663598439341E-10 -2.27750178210496E-11 1.076188364875351E-10 -6.836928664247886E-12
node 1.028037305972891E-14 -2.810213360150098E-14 -2.27750178210496E-11 1.29292364974741E-11 -1.853699978631107E-11 2.044724379643722E-12
peri 3.813026166348783E-15 -3.312400179884063E-15 1.076188364875351E-10 -1.853699978631107E-11 4.181664280488007E-11 -3.753769365161323E-12
i 2.177651450821078E-15 -5.836911373820207E-15 -6.836928664247886E-12 2.044724379643722E-12 -3.753769365161323E-12 6.444449772519523E-13

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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 40 CATAB v2.0f-lin.ifort 2021-Mar-16 13:43:10 2021-Mar-16 13:43

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