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24526 Desai (2001 CA5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2024526
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04984108962087707 3.3302e-08  
a 2.798281061169094 1.551e-08 au
q 2.658811684014962 9.7049e-08 au
i 7.863631388789976 6.3644e-06 deg
node 6.147679091822275 2.6673e-05 deg
peri 263.4781591032565 7.3259e-05 deg
M 17.65140535221355 6.8552e-05 deg
tp 2459312.667539267354
(2021-Apr-08.16753927)
0.00032564 TDB
period 1709.761079163466
4.68
1.4215e-05
3.892e-08
d
yr
n .2105557345919566 1.7505e-09 deg/d
Q 2.937750438323226 1.6283e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      931  
   data-arc span      10666 days (29.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-04-07  
   last obs. used      2021-06-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54262  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 19:01:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.65784 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.11865 au 
 T_jup = 3.311 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.73   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 3.193 km 0.641 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.301   0.083 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

24526 Desai           Discovered 2001 Feb. 1 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Kshitij A. Desai (b. 1992) was awarded second place in the 2008 Intel International Science and Engineering Fair for his medicine and health sciences project. He attends the Michael E. DeBakey High School for Health Professions, Houston, Texas, U.S.A.
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Reference: 20080917/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-09-19

Alternate Designations
 2001 CA5 = 1999 XH129 
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