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16280 Groussin (2000 LS6)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016280
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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 .1606231130650369 5.8607e-08  
a 2.234866468951806 1.4637e-08 AU
q 1.8758952594241 1.3412e-07 AU
i 5.033154209709361 6.0946e-06 deg
node 170.5048825550533 6.5959e-05 deg
peri 156.9577142691628 6.8727e-05 deg
M 36.60630425108881 2.1475e-05 deg
tp 2456676.412172679761
(2014-Jan-18.91217268)
7.2268e-05 JED
period 1220.325808605964
3.34
1.1989e-05
3.282e-08
d
yr
n .2950031847734542 2.8982e-09 deg/d
Q 2.593837678479511 1.6989e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1112  
   data-arc span      8376 days (22.93 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-09-14  
   last obs. used      2013-08-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51738  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-09 21:31:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .864711 AU 
 T_jup = 3.617 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.2 mag n/a MPO267770  

16280 Groussin           Discovered 2000 June 1 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Olivier Groussin (b. 1976), a planetary scientist at the University of Maryland, played a major role in the calibration of the visible-light instruments on the Deep Impact mission, and he also developed models for interpreting the results from the infrared spectrometer.
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Reference: 20050721/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

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Alternate Designations
 2000 LS6 = 1990 RT9 = 1997 WT57 = 1999 FZ22 
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