51825 Davidbrown

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51825 Davidbrown
Discovery[1] and designation
Discovered by JPL Near Earth Asteroid Tracking Program
Discovery date July 19, 2001
Designations
Named after
David McDowell Brown
2001 OQ33
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch February 4, 2008 (JD 2454500.5)
Aphelion 473.941 Gm (3.168 AU)
Perihelion 413.977 Gm (2.767 AU)
443.959 Gm (2.968 AU)
Eccentricity 0.068
1867.347 d (5.11 a)
17.27 km/s
359.227°
Inclination 9.625°
23.645°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ? km
Mass ?×10? kg
Mean density
? g/cm³
Equatorial surface gravity
? m/s²
Equatorial escape velocity
? km/s
? d
?
?
0.10
Temperature ~162 K
?
13.9

51825 Davidbrown (2001 OQ33) is an asteroid named for astronaut David Brown, who was killed in the STS-107 (Columbia) space shuttle reentry disaster on February 1, 2003. 51825 Davidbrown was discovered on July 19, 2001 at Palomar Observatory by the JPL Near Earth Asteroid Tracking Program.

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