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16248 Fox (2000 HT13)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016248
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1310389824324403 4.7603e-08  
a 2.271142215138717 9.0275e-09 au
q 1.973534050307581 1.0571e-07 au
i 2.383838471091253 5.1236e-06 deg
node 230.258231775257 0.00010645 deg
peri 189.3376333275809 0.00010995 deg
M 17.0209166937899 2.2835e-05 deg
tp 2457341.392122166145
(2015-Nov-14.89212217)
7.9409e-05 JED
period 1250.158049827679
3.42
7.4538e-06
2.041e-08
d
yr
n .2879635899233878 1.7169e-09 deg/d
Q 2.568750379969853 1.021e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1268  
   data-arc span      20169 days (55.22 yr)  
   first obs. used      1960-09-29  
   last obs. used      2015-12-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .47523  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 13:33:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .984975 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.7323 au 
 T_jup = 3.600 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.1 mag n/a MPO358789  
rotation period rot_per 5.0571 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2015-December); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

16248 Fox           Discovered 2000 Apr. 28 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Named in honor of Mitchell Fox for mentoring a finalist in the 2002 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high school seniors. Fox is a teacher at the Bronx High School of Science, Bronx, New York.
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Reference: 20020227/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 2000 HT13 = 1976 JR4 = 1977 RP2 = 1991 XQ 
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