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16144 Korsten (1999 XK144)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016144
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 46 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1073029701786826 2.6187e-08  
a 3.003026267136274 1.4041e-08 au
q 2.68079262914795 7.6643e-08 au
i 10.09270456563775 5.9069e-07 deg
node 320.4958242230047 2.6826e-06 deg
peri 43.31043781439206 5.4637e-06 deg
M 134.5143710064492 7.341e-06 deg
tp 2458686.262976352122
(2019-Jul-21.76297635)
3.5717e-05 TDB
period 1900.803063644237
5.20
1.3331e-05
3.65e-08
d
yr
n .1893936341357766 1.3283e-09 deg/d
Q 3.325259905124597 1.5548e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2417  
   data-arc span      15950 days (43.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-09-09  
   last obs. used      2021-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4822  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 17:33:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.68649 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.13405 au 
 T_jup = 3.220 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.02   n/a MPCxxxxx  
diameter diameter 8.793 km 0.228 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.228   0.029 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

16144 Korsten           Discovered 1999 Dec. 15 by C. W. Juels at Fountain Hills.
Erich E. Korsten (b. 1945) is a hydrologist and amateur astronomer from Dresden who now lives in Fountain Hills, Arizona. He helped construct the Fountain Hills Observatory, where this minor planet was discovered.
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Reference: 20010804/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 1999 XK144 = 1977 RL4 = 1990 BK6 = 1993 TC22 
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