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16246 Cantor (2000 HO3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016246
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 23 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1890982623456625 4.3193e-08  
a 3.091912102764737 1.7068e-08 au
q 2.507236896806402 1.3327e-07 au
i .422346096823532 3.9315e-06 deg
node 109.0256468851266 0.00062873 deg
peri 241.8171779466719 0.00062881 deg
M 144.9333169499982 1.1889e-05 deg
tp 2458201.025038848516
(2018-Mar-23.52503885)
6.2857e-05 TDB
period 1985.816595323136
5.44
1.6444e-05
4.502e-08
d
yr
n .1812856236813854 1.5011e-09 deg/d
Q 3.676587308723072 2.0296e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1196  
   data-arc span      14881 days (40.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      1979-07-24  
   last obs. used      2020-04-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51093  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 04:21:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.50147 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.75742 au 
 T_jup = 3.197 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.4   n/a MPO467873  
diameter diameter 7.188 km 0.390 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.041   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

16246 Cantor           Discovered 2000 Apr. 27 by P. G. Comba at Prescott.
Georg Cantor (1845-1918) was a German mathematician and professor at Halle. In a series of papers beginning in 1870 he developed the theory of infinite sets and was the first to recognize and prove that there are different degrees of infinity.
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Reference: 20001111/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

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Alternate Designations
 2000 HO3 = 1979 OX7 = 1999 FN2 
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