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16105 Marksaunders (1999 VL211)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016105
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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 .1308266358853733 1.047e-07  
a 3.062211425750467 5.0129e-08 AU
q 2.661592606549781 3.3509e-07 AU
i 10.55371004125542 1.0617e-05 deg
node 196.240041660612 3.7324e-05 deg
peri 170.7831860319843 4.701e-05 deg
M 302.1300767464622 3.493e-05 deg
tp 2457115.131058536970
(2015-Apr-02.63105854)
0.00019452 JED
period 1957.272011180435
5.36
4.8062e-05
1.316e-07
d
yr
n .1839294681289 4.5165e-09 deg/d
Q 3.462830244951153 5.6688e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      705  
   data-arc span      12203 days (33.41 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-03-23  
   last obs. used      2013-08-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51068  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Sep-24 00:04:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.65996 AU 
 T_jup = 3.195 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1 mag n/a MPO263491  

16105 Marksaunders           Discovered 1999 Nov. 14 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Mark Saunders (b. 1942), a NASA engineer/manager, played a key role in the founding of the Discovery Program, which emphasizes frequent access to space for planetary scientists. The name was suggested by J. T. Bergstralh and R. W. Richie.
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Reference: 20040928/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2004-09-28

Alternate Designations
 1999 VL211 = 1980 FM6 = 1988 VG12 = 1998 QK64 
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