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16726 (1996 DC)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016726
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1009699600722361 1.0978e-08  
a 2.270224457411376 6.1536e-09 au
q 2.040999984591535 2.688e-08 au
i 6.609876406713485 4.2571e-07 deg
node 134.1995493657647 9.0028e-06 deg
peri 96.63765390295185 1.4978e-05 deg
M 89.95036592686141 1.2206e-05 deg
tp 2459084.322169847803
(2020-Aug-22.82216985)
4.216e-05 TDB
period 1249.400352036038
3.42
5.0799e-06
1.391e-08
d
yr
n .2881382252000647 1.1715e-09 deg/d
Q 2.499448930231216 6.775e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2395  
   data-arc span      14917 days (40.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-10-05  
   last obs. used      2021-08-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46333  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-24 21:45:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.04342 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50083 au 
 T_jup = 3.598 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457426.5 (2016-Feb-08.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 37 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .101002304191091 1.0956e-08  
q 2.039942468490924 2.6763e-08 au
tp 2457834.705941373094
(2017-Mar-22.20594137)
4.1708e-05 TDB
node 134.2318688770367 9.0021e-06 deg
peri 96.44187066125166 1.4991e-05 deg
i 6.610334679634815 4.2594e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2395  
   data-arc span      14917 days (40.84 yr)  
   first obs. used      1980-10-05  
   last obs. used      2021-08-08  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46333  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-24 21:45:22  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 2.50083 au 
 T_jup = 3.598 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.200341657551601E-16 -2.874169898439593E-16 1.124112252362975E-13 3.316835594808387E-15 2.709438149832877E-14 1.189810804893743E-16
q -2.874169898439593E-16 7.162600655683532E-16 -2.479732024862722E-13 -7.141744043416577E-15 -6.390987557017072E-14 -2.042396385412855E-16
tp 1.124112252362975E-13 -2.479732024862722E-13 1.739542166881965E-9 -3.469100865011649E-11 4.964156829238441E-10 -6.51966197142145E-12
node 3.316835594808387E-15 -7.141744043416577E-15 -3.469100865011649E-11 8.103806387020311E-11 -9.090441795327224E-11 -9.603487198726694E-13
peri 2.709438149832877E-14 -6.390987557017072E-14 4.964156829238441E-10 -9.090441795327224E-11 2.247348923944222E-10 -9.140876586442953E-13
i 1.189810804893743E-16 -2.042396385412855E-16 -6.51966197142145E-12 -9.603487198726694E-13 -9.140876586442953E-13 1.814271421910194E-13

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.34   n/a MPO636315  
diameter diameter 3.523 km 0.075 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 12.5622 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.430   0.051 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

16726 (1996 DC)          Discovered 1996-Feb-18 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20000913/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 DC = 1980 TF2 = 1997 QZ1 
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