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51826 Kalpanachawla (2001 OB34)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2051826
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08577719427079404 3.7298e-08  
a 3.074871846430634 1.7226e-08 au
q 2.811117966701559 1.1439e-07 au
i 9.587004507299893 4.5126e-06 deg
node 14.15073351287625 2.4941e-05 deg
peri 50.42399083980892 4.1699e-05 deg
M 72.81322258301793 3.0811e-05 deg
tp 2458602.166613234455
(2019-Apr-28.66661323)
0.00016883 TDB
period 1969.422779936692
5.39
1.6549e-05
4.531e-08
d
yr
n .182794676525257 1.536e-09 deg/d
Q 3.33862572615971 1.8703e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1303  
   data-arc span      9552 days (26.15 yr)  
   first obs. used      1994-04-15  
   last obs. used      2020-06-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49217  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 23:20:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.83494 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.97903 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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