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16255 Hampton (2000 HX63)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016255
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1220085875834781 5.3419e-08  
a 2.948307988119 1.456e-08 au
q 2.588589094727515 1.5969e-07 au
i .8586913375464653 3.4353e-06 deg
node 278.79459777633 0.00034545 deg
peri 105.4620141294834 0.00034583 deg
M 174.7422870484181 1.69e-05 deg
tp 2458102.961234357464
(2017-Dec-15.46123436)
8.394e-05 TDB
period 1849.088512512048
5.06
1.3698e-05
3.75e-08
d
yr
n .1946905178221718 1.4422e-09 deg/d
Q 3.308026881510486 1.6337e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1367  
   data-arc span      15527 days (42.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-12-07  
   last obs. used      2020-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .50566  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:28:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.59238 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.14432 au 
 T_jup = 3.259 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.3   n/a MPO435850  
diameter diameter 4.628 km 0.813 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.157   0.072 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

16255 Hampton           Discovered 2000 Apr. 26 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station.
Donald L. Hampton (b. 1963), an atmospheric physicist at Ball Aerospace and Technology, has served as the system engineer for all the scientific instruments on the Deep Impact mission.
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Reference: 20050721/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2005-07-21

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Alternate Designations
 2000 HX63 = 1977 XR1 
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