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15851 Chrisfleming (1996 AD10)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2015851
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .142036271102995 4.9496e-08  
a 2.681153215449128 2.1089e-08 au
q 2.300332210470929 1.3425e-07 au
i 12.209144804573 6.8606e-06 deg
node 292.869916381204 2.8619e-05 deg
peri 305.0607821182473 3.9708e-05 deg
M 144.6871505637656 2.7414e-05 deg
tp 2456956.021640825518
0.00012189 JED
period 1603.543980227619
n .2245027292291034 2.6488e-09 deg/d
Q 3.061974220427327 2.4085e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      911  
   data-arc span      8159 days (22.34 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-07-22  
   last obs. used      2015-11-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49013  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:32:05  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.31095 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.09174 au 
 T_jup = 3.330 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.2 mag n/a MPO347649  

15851 Chrisfleming           Discovered 1996 Jan. 13 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak.
Christopher Edward John Fleming (b. 1956) is a dedicated amateur astronomer, active in the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, London Centre. As chair of the society's national observing committee, he has encouraged many new observers. The name was suggested by R. Jedicke and P. Jedicke.
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Reference: 20050523/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

Alternate Designations
 1996 AD10 = 1999 XK193 
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