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17030 Sierks (1999 FC9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017030
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 10 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05043840595293143 5.9112e-08  
a 3.17239700883888 3.8856e-08 AU
q 3.0123863606632 1.82e-07 AU
i 2.906921488837401 5.5651e-06 deg
node 104.2808815739635 0.00012693 deg
peri 105.3184205598216 0.0001396 deg
M 213.2347036374996 6.0011e-05 deg
tp 2457641.896303234515
(2016-Sep-10.39630323)
0.00034903 JED
period 2063.857578540066
5.65
3.7917e-05
1.038e-07
d
yr
n .1744306408268041 3.2046e-09 deg/d
Q 3.332407657014561 4.0815e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1089  
   data-arc span      8513 days (23.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-09-14  
   last obs. used      2014-01-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50394  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 14:00:08  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.00872 AU 
 T_jup = 3.198 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.1 mag n/a MPO270266  

17030 Sierks           Discovered 1999 Mar. 19 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
German physicist Holger Sierks (b. 1960) has worked on instrumentation for missions such as SOHO, Ulysses, Rosetta, OSIRIS-REx and Dawn. His research areas include solar physics and the evolution, structure, and surface properties of small solar system bodies.
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Reference: 20120506/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-05-09

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Alternate Designations
 1999 FC9 = 1990 RK13 = 2000 KD57 
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