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16226 Beaton (2000 DT72)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016226
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 18 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03743858697843627 6.0684e-08  
a 3.12304914461034 3.5336e-08 au
q 3.006126597571915 1.917e-07 au
i 8.23331936672712 8.2197e-06 deg
node 356.4406764121216 4.4422e-05 deg
peri 276.79242647 0.0001561 deg
M 253.5470180604373 0.00015615 deg
tp 2458196.603929910242
(2018-Mar-19.10392991)
0.00087953 JED
period 2015.889182789844
5.52
3.4214e-05
9.367e-08
d
yr
n .1785812449778544 3.0309e-09 deg/d
Q 3.239971691648766 3.6659e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      755  
   data-arc span      8990 days (24.61 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-09-08  
   last obs. used      2016-04-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50011  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Apr-25 13:24:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.00498 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.83204 au 
 T_jup = 3.199 
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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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