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10981 Fransaris (1148 T-3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010981
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 4 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2436433980650911 7.9342e-08  
a 2.793543294675993 2.2409e-08 AU
q 2.112914913719184 2.1847e-07 AU
i 6.178240269693362 6.174e-06 deg
node 272.63518805346 6.5848e-05 deg
peri 80.96735611822469 6.6987e-05 deg
M 318.3713688418693 1.7621e-05 deg
tp 2456997.706473233187
(2014-Dec-06.20647323)
8.5165e-05 JED
period 1705.420725804503
4.67
2.0521e-05
5.618e-08
d
yr
n .2110916060493964 2.54e-09 deg/d
Q 3.474171675632802 2.7869e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      802  
   data-arc span      13053 days (35.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-07  
   last obs. used      2013-07-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .59016  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Aug-05 16:45:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.11718 AU 
 T_jup = 3.276 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8 mag n/a MPO266017  

10981 Fransaris           Discovered 1977 Oct. 17 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Frans Saris (b. 1942), Dean of Sciences at Leiden University and a distinguished atomic and molecular physicist, is well known for his advocacy of the role of science and technology for sustainable development and as a facilitator for fundamental research including that in astronomy. The name was suggested by T. de Zeeuw.
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Reference: 20070106/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-01-09

Alternate Designations
 1148 T-3 = 1991 RX27 
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