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24269 Kittappa (1999 XL157)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2024269
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05977717921091831 3.2624e-08  
a 2.397689240328102 8.9996e-09 au
q 2.254362140916918 7.8344e-08 au
i 6.269947263337436 3.4746e-06 deg
node 119.5073795527854 3.7938e-05 deg
peri 138.030899805272 5.097e-05 deg
M 66.97658563236284 3.4857e-05 deg
tp 2458948.205216094660
(2020-Apr-08.70521609)
0.00013107 TDB
period 1356.087673750208
3.71
7.635e-06
2.09e-08
d
yr
n .2654695614218172 1.4946e-09 deg/d
Q 2.541016339739285 9.5376e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1546  
   data-arc span      11008 days (30.14 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-05-30  
   last obs. used      2020-07-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50607  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 04:38:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.24145 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.48948 au 
 T_jup = 3.517 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.76   n/a E2021B10  

24269 Kittappa           Discovered 1999 Dec. 8 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team in Socorro.
Vasantha Kittappa mentored a finalist in the 2008 Intel Science Talent Search (STS), a science competition for high school seniors. He teaches at the Lancaster Catholic High School, Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
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Reference: 20080221/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-03-05

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Alternate Designations
 1999 XL157 = 1993 BF5 
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