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51826 Kalpanachawla (2001 OB34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2051826
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08571506131221618 4.0781e-08  
a 3.075257310432502 1.8891e-08 au
q 2.811661441517939 1.2827e-07 au
i 9.586861362565916 5.3025e-06 deg
node 14.16599862134796 2.5189e-05 deg
peri 50.59903313700062 4.2697e-05 deg
M 359.5402487989359 3.2415e-05 deg
tp 2458603.015596535396
(2019-Apr-29.51559654)
0.00017736 TDB
period 1969.793119945115
5.39
1.815e-05
4.969e-08
d
yr
n .1827603093719968 1.684e-09 deg/d
Q 3.338853179347065 2.051e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1083  
   data-arc span      9358 days (25.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-04-15  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50268  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-04 04:06:48  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.83521 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.97932 au 
 T_jup = 3.203 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1   n/a MPO365855  
diameter diameter 6.947 km 0.799 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.160   0.057 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

51826 Kalpanachawla           Discovered 2001 July 19 at Palomar by the JPL Near-Earth Asteroid Tracking Program.
Kalpana Chawla (1961-2003) was a mission specialist on the space shuttle Columbia (STS-107).
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Reference: 20030806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 2001 OB34 = 1999 FB57 
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