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16226 Beaton (2000 DT72)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016226
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03876924760448285 7.1227e-08  
a 3.118462357781257 4.6298e-08 AU
q 2.997561918487176 2.265e-07 AU
i 8.23372064084305 1.4739e-05 deg
node 356.4459901042984 5.101e-05 deg
peri 278.1792889293935 0.00020187 deg
M 144.8485414369957 0.00019474 deg
tp 2456191.178995784029
(2012-Sep-20.67899578)
0.00109 JED
period 2011.449743485885
5.51
4.4794e-05
1.226e-07
d
yr
n .1789753888536695 3.9857e-09 deg/d
Q 3.239362797075337 4.8093e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      541  
   data-arc span      8425 days (23.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-08  
   last obs. used      2014-10-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52315  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:32:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.99784 AU 
 T_jup = 3.200 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7 mag n/a MPO267770  

16226 Beaton           Discovered 2000 Feb. 29 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Named in honor of John Beaton for mentoring a finalist in the 2002 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high school seniors. Beaton is a teacher at the Harvest Christian Academy, Barrigada, Guam.
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Reference: 20020227/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 2000 DT72 = 1991 RY30 
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