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17030 Sierks (1999 FC9)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2017030
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0502346558873237 5.7982e-08  
a 3.173773850688511 3.7586e-08 AU
q 3.014340413434987 1.8017e-07 AU
i 2.906751517188895 5.5619e-06 deg
node 104.2822989057564 0.00012459 deg
peri 104.851346615485 0.00013754 deg
M 248.5890445267445 6.0413e-05 deg
tp 2457639.627922026535
(2016-Sep-08.12792203)
0.00035043 JED
period 2065.201316622633
5.65
3.6686e-05
1.004e-07
d
yr
n .174317146276438 3.0966e-09 deg/d
Q 3.333207287942034 3.9474e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1203  
   data-arc span      8902 days (24.37 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-09-14  
   last obs. used      2015-01-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .48351  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 14:48:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.01196 AU 
 T_jup = 3.197 
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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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