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16226 Beaton (2000 DT72)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016226
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03881578913213966 7.4087e-08  
a 3.118671247252421 4.9094e-08 AU
q 2.997617561746604 2.3756e-07 AU
i 8.233614078196901 1.5472e-05 deg
node 356.4455065731244 5.2496e-05 deg
peri 278.3583209359185 0.00021066 deg
M 108.8635598777192 0.00020368 deg
tp 2456192.178939443308
(2012-Sep-21.67893944)
0.0011398 JED
period 2011.651851605768
5.51
4.7501e-05
1.301e-07
d
yr
n .1789574074224802 4.2257e-09 deg/d
Q 3.239724932758238 5.1e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      538  
   data-arc span      8097 days (22.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-08  
   last obs. used      2013-11-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53723  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2013-Nov-21 06:11:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.99604 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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