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16230 Benson (2000 EA95)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016230
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07777308647386937 5.5224e-08  
a 2.623155667102898 1.9805e-08 au
q 2.419144754570884 1.5114e-07 au
i 8.003931638563992 6.7917e-06 deg
node 291.5437680877751 3.8007e-05 deg
peri 79.00790037931066 6.0373e-05 deg
M 72.90313508615729 4.6086e-05 deg
tp 2457086.247872316630
(2015-Mar-04.74787232)
0.00019775 JED
period 1551.795623498425
4.25
1.7574e-05
4.811e-08
d
yr
n .231989312605743 2.6273e-09 deg/d
Q 2.827166579634912 2.1346e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      815  
   data-arc span      7651 days (20.95 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-01-07  
   last obs. used      2015-12-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51479  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:33:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.43161 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.56413 au 
 T_jup = 3.386 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.0 mag n/a MPO302165  

16230 Benson           Discovered 2000 Mar. 9 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Named in honor of Carol Benson for mentoring a finalist in the 2002 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high school seniors. Benson is a teacher at the University High School, Normal, Illinois.
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Reference: 20020227/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 2000 EA95 = 1997 NC = 1998 XS43 
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