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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 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03876926717785091 6.5895e-08  
a 3.118462342547569 4.1409e-08 AU
q 2.997561842805275 2.011e-07 AU
i 8.233736398369739 1.0801e-05 deg
node 356.4459702431365 4.9267e-05 deg
peri 278.1794032258886 0.00016139 deg
M 144.8484511990004 0.0001572 deg
tp 2456191.179505906526
(2012-Sep-20.67950591)
0.00087475 JED
period 2011.449728746987
5.51
4.0064e-05
1.097e-07
d
yr
n .1789753901651116 3.5648e-09 deg/d
Q 3.239362842289863 4.3014e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      588  
   data-arc span      8562 days (23.44 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-08  
   last obs. used      2015-02-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .52145  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 14:45:47  

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 13.8 mag n/a MPO313550  

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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