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16269 Merkord (2000 JP44)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016269
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1715345029476542 7.8065e-08  
a 3.117000672529512 4.0942e-08 AU
q 2.582327511479658 2.4247e-07 AU
i .7491494202022957 7.6135e-06 deg
node 145.713199520965 0.00061328 deg
peri 215.2844606459013 0.00061387 deg
M 86.90452471465071 2.3581e-05 deg
tp 2456315.274452421962
(2013-Jan-22.77445242)
0.00012894 JED
period 2010.035699541028
5.50
3.9603e-05
1.084e-07
d
yr
n .1791012965999571 3.5288e-09 deg/d
Q 3.651673833579366 4.7965e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      595  
   data-arc span      8136 days (22.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1991-12-30  
   last obs. used      2014-04-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .54489  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Apr-17 14:08:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.578 AU 
 T_jup = 3.194 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4 mag n/a MPO247505  

16269 Merkord           Discovered 2000 May 7 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.
Named in honor of Pat Merkord for mentoring a finalist in the 2002 Intel Science Talent Search, a science competition for high school seniors. Merkord is a teacher at the John B. Connally High School, Austin, Texas.
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Reference: 20020227/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

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Alternate Designations
 2000 JP44 = 1994 GU3 = 1998 BP36 = 1999 CX149 
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