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24269 Kittappa (1999 XL157)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2024269
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05960793480071654 3.3986e-08  
a 2.398058829750738 9.0439e-09 au
q 2.255115495378673 8.1107e-08 au
i 6.269370506944512 3.4803e-06 deg
node 119.5078198206973 4.0219e-05 deg
peri 138.4368680896154 5.3341e-05 deg
M 13.52870037387968 3.5729e-05 deg
tp 2458949.526816957714
(2020-Apr-10.02681696)
0.00013459 TDB
period 1356.401235010901
3.71
7.6732e-06
2.101e-08
d
yr
n .265408192434377 1.5014e-09 deg/d
Q 2.541002164122802 9.583e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1514  
   data-arc span      10976 days (30.05 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-05-30  
   last obs. used      2020-06-17  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5053  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Jun-23 19:13:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.24382 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.4912 au 
 T_jup = 3.517 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.8   n/a MPO474085  

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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