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14702 Benclark (2000 AY242)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2014702
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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 .1006199373037035 5.3556e-08  
a 2.984753474534596 3.1481e-08 AU
q 2.684427767059914 1.5393e-07 AU
i 10.03807734350155 8.6776e-06 deg
node 199.6156600142654 3.4129e-05 deg
peri 107.1450077430771 5.6335e-05 deg
M 160.4371506817196 4.6323e-05 deg
tp 2456161.110434481470
(2012-Aug-21.61043448)
0.00023768 JED
period 1883.480492533463
5.16
2.9798e-05
8.158e-08
d
yr
n .1911355076026114 3.0239e-09 deg/d
Q 3.285079182009278 3.4649e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      936  
   data-arc span      9214 days (25.23 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-12-07  
   last obs. used      2014-02-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51519  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 20:59:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.6931 AU 
 T_jup = 3.227 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9 mag n/a MPO267764  

14702 Benclark           Discovered 2000 Jan. 7 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Benton C. Clark III (b. 1937), chief scientist at Space Exploration Systems of Lockheed Martin, specializes in Mars and cometary science and in developing new mission concepts for solar system exploration. He has been a member of science teams on Gemini, Giotto, Stardust, CONTOUR, Huygens and other missions.
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Reference: 20040107/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-01-07

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Alternate Designations
 2000 AY242 = 1988 XD3 = 1992 SF25 = 1996 MH1 = 1998 XL80 
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