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10981 Fransaris (1148 T-3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010981
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2435438658206369 5.8397e-08  
a 2.793233219475582 1.9358e-08 AU
q 2.112958403065876 1.6963e-07 AU
i 6.178038914634463 5.7066e-06 deg
node 272.6324822139669 5.3937e-05 deg
peri 80.96433519024201 5.5134e-05 deg
M .5920388437252742 1.195e-05 deg
tp 2456997.695813298084
(2014-Dec-06.19581330)
5.6589e-05 JED
period 1705.136788555338
4.67
1.7726e-05
4.853e-08
d
yr
n .2111267567600877 2.1948e-09 deg/d
Q 3.47350803588529 2.4073e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      861  
   data-arc span      13450 days (36.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-07  
   last obs. used      2014-08-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .56375  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 14:17:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1188 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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