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10981 Fransaris (1148 T-3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2010981
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2430402634352967 4.9191e-08  
a 2.793501542800418 1.6004e-08 au
q 2.114568191931297 1.4175e-07 au
i 6.17623108076805 5.4693e-06 deg
node 272.6176031931774 4.5835e-05 deg
peri 81.03151714502772 4.7322e-05 deg
M 127.2637576463906 1.1699e-05 deg
tp 2456997.629488275528
(2014-Dec-06.12948828)
5.306e-05 JED
period 1705.382492507012
4.67
1.4655e-05
4.012e-08
d
yr
n .2110963385526369 1.8141e-09 deg/d
Q 3.47243489366954 1.9894e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1093  
   data-arc span      14025 days (38.40 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-07  
   last obs. used      2016-03-01  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57001  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Mar-24 16:09:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1192 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.03064 au 
 T_jup = 3.276 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.9 mag n/a MPO319223  

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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