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2244 Tesla (1952 UW1)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002244
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1811157876834528 3.874e-08  
a 2.811354195002379 1.2585e-08 au
q 2.302173565517344 1.1066e-07 au
i 7.823301780078201 3.5846e-06 deg
node 106.4863628938545 3.4498e-05 deg
peri 297.7193456442764 3.6262e-05 deg
M 25.7877298432535 1.0974e-05 deg
tp 2458477.166122675025
(2018-Dec-24.66612267)
5.2348e-05 TDB
period 1721.756669038741
4.71
1.1561e-05
3.165e-08
d
yr
n .209088779194907 1.4039e-09 deg/d
Q 3.320534824487415 1.4864e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2033  
   data-arc span      24272 days (66.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-10-22  
   last obs. used      2019-04-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46492  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-12 18:17:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.3237 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.10332 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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