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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 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0504383642211201 6.3679e-08  
a 3.172397007626844 3.9114e-08 AU
q 3.012386491902169 1.9775e-07 AU
i 2.906918148692899 5.7585e-06 deg
node 104.2808873715353 0.00013521 deg
peri 105.3184136509203 0.00014798 deg
M 213.2347053487938 6.2303e-05 deg
tp 2457641.896292941580
(2016-Sep-10.39629294)
0.00036238 JED
period 2063.857577357299
5.65
3.8169e-05
1.045e-07
d
yr
n .1744306409267678 3.2259e-09 deg/d
Q 3.332407523351518 4.1087e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1088  
   data-arc span      8509 days (23.30 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-09-14  
   last obs. used      2013-12-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .53095  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jan-22 04:51:19  

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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