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16447 Vauban (1989 RX)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016447
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1997270625899991 5.8704e-08  
a 2.688925530428273 2.3522e-08 AU
q 2.151874332712578 1.5703e-07 AU
i 7.193186074574127 6.5886e-06 deg
node 236.8967957611924 4.8526e-05 deg
peri 132.5110721744688 5.1058e-05 deg
M 193.4674816734138 1.819e-05 deg
tp 2457545.511776274647
(2016-Jun-06.01177627)
8.6776e-05 JED
period 1610.521729653416
4.41
2.1133e-05
5.786e-08
d
yr
n .2235300482890547 2.9331e-09 deg/d
Q 3.225976728143967 2.822e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      965  
   data-arc span      21840 days (59.79 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-09-06  
   last obs. used      2014-06-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .51359  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jul-14 12:36:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.15832 AU 
 T_jup = 3.333 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.9 mag n/a MPO259459  

16447 Vauban           Discovered 1989 Sept. 3 by E. W. Elst at Haute Provence.
Sébastien Le Prestre, Seigneur de Vauban (1633-1707) was a French marshal and strategist of genius, buiding many forts for the defense of his country. Renowned for his great humanity, he investigated the causes of poverty in France, made proposals for an equitable tax-system and pleaded for religious tolerance.
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Reference: 20070106/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2007-01-09
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