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16230 Benson (2000 EA95)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016230
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07804011898083701 6.4713e-08  
a 2.623813184308654 2.3418e-08 AU
q 2.419050491221717 1.8067e-07 AU
i 8.003830292716998 7.1394e-06 deg
node 291.5486081306142 4.1335e-05 deg
peri 79.03252376265122 6.3337e-05 deg
M 340.0851142495315 4.8194e-05 deg
tp 2457086.376257659013
(2015-Mar-04.87625766)
0.00020824 JED
period 1552.379117038987
4.25
2.0783e-05
5.69e-08
d
yr
n .2319021146629859 3.1046e-09 deg/d
Q 2.82857587739559 2.5245e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      742  
   data-arc span      7166 days (19.62 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-01-07  
   last obs. used      2014-08-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49691  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 14:32:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.43341 AU 
 T_jup = 3.385 
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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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