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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 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07804011624972537 6.465e-08  
a 2.623813182848582 2.3365e-08 AU
q 2.419050497041517 1.8057e-07 AU
i 8.003830643559038 7.1189e-06 deg
node 291.5486062525786 4.1252e-05 deg
peri 79.03252388792289 6.3274e-05 deg
M 340.085116637959 4.813e-05 deg
tp 2457086.376247288040
(2015-Mar-04.87624729)
0.00020796 JED
period 1552.37911574321
4.25
2.0736e-05
5.677e-08
d
yr
n .2319021148565556 3.0976e-09 deg/d
Q 2.828575868655647 2.5188e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      754  
   data-arc span      7230 days (19.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1995-01-07  
   last obs. used      2014-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .49887  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 13:26:28  

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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