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16260 Sputnik (2000 JO15)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016260
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1898813294877732 4.0903e-08  
a 2.401955489669314 1.0312e-08 au
q 1.945868987920449 1.0271e-07 au
i 4.684085652044057 4.4359e-06 deg
node 284.6748640155861 5.0117e-05 deg
peri 82.23148694215175 5.1593e-05 deg
M 34.48026932616055 1.2051e-05 deg
tp 2458870.269110018811
(2020-Jan-21.76911002)
4.5311e-05 TDB
period 1359.708648147289
3.72
8.7562e-06
2.397e-08
d
yr
n .2647626022608069 1.705e-09 deg/d
Q 2.858041991418179 1.227e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1594  
   data-arc span      12117 days (33.17 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-11-05  
   last obs. used      2020-01-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52029  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 21:37:56  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .951131 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.63305 au 
 T_jup = 3.496 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.8   n/a MPO344433  
diameter diameter 4.989 km 0.455 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.235   0.048 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

16260 Sputnik           Discovered 2000 May 9 by J. Broughton at Reedy Creek Observatory.
Sputnik is the Russian name of a series of artificial satellites, the first of which ushered in the space age on 1957 Oct. 4.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20010509/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

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Alternate Designations
 2000 JO15 = 1986 VU5 = 1999 FH22 
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