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120347 Salacia (2004 SB60)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2120347
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .107326476333932 3.3818e-05  
a 41.9066736373106 0.0057803 AU
q 37.40897802094197 0.0063787 AU
i 23.94208613643078 0.00012155 deg
node 280.2081324475036 0.00064118 deg
peri 308.0084599426693 0.054986 deg
M 120.3607554071811 0.05978 deg
tp 2423871.706815537786
(1924-Mar-27.20681554)
9.6441 JED
period 99088.49031446704
271.29
20.501
0.05613
d
yr
n .003633116206105318 7.5169e-07 deg/d
Q 46.40436925367923 0.0064007 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      100  
   data-arc span      10330 days (28.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-07-25  
   last obs. used      2010-11-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      3  
   fit RMS      .48633  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-11 02:02:16  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 36.4533 AU 
 T_jup = 5.282 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 4.2 mag n/a MPO186633  
rotation period rot_per 6.09 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Thirouin, A.; Ortiz, J.L.; Duffard, R.; Santos-Sanz, P.; et al. (2010) Astron. Astrophys. 522, A93.]

120347 Salacia           Discovered 2004 Sept. 22 by H. G. Roe, M. E. Brown and K. M. Barkume at Palomar.
Salacia is the Roman goddess of the calm and sunlit ocean. At first afraid of Neptune's advances, she was convinced to agree to marriage by the dolphin Delphinus.
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Reference: 20110218/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-02-22
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