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16742 Zink (1996 ON)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2016742
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2496526482569159 3.9658e-08  
a 2.385858508260219 9.5696e-09 au
q 1.79022261330676 9.459e-08 au
i 3.819807496659116 4.8526e-06 deg
node 269.3333355478663 6.8722e-05 deg
peri 71.73241932384762 6.9627e-05 deg
M 204.1587037243332 1.5312e-05 deg
tp 2459783.200653176949
(2022-Jul-22.70065318)
5.9922e-05 TDB
period 1346.063207614986
3.69
8.0985e-06
2.217e-08
d
yr
n .2674465790041641 1.6091e-09 deg/d
Q 2.981494403213677 1.1959e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      858  
   data-arc span      15414 days (42.20 yr)  
   first obs. used      1978-11-29  
   last obs. used      2021-02-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48065  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 01:40:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .784499 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.44167 au 
 T_jup = 3.489 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 15.51   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 4.417 km 0.160 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.043   0.006 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

16742 Zink           Discovered 1996 July 21 by J. Ticha and M. Tichy at Klet.
Johann Josef Zink (1842-1920) was a publisher who issued postcards and guides in South Bohemia. Interested in astronomy, he was a prolific amateur who drew planets and comets. His astronomical instruments and diaries were placed at the Ceske Budejovice Observatory in 1937.
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Reference: MPC batch dated 2015-02-03Last Updated: 2015-02-04

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Alternate Designations
 1996 ON = 1978 WT9 
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