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12714 Alkimos (1991 GX1)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2012714
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03617033119449713 7.6211e-08  
a 5.228968745170779 1.6118e-07 au
q 5.039835213852278 3.8115e-07 au
i 9.508532170640327 8.412e-06 deg
node 298.9013905584307 4.03e-05 deg
peri 164.7146598087252 0.00011127 deg
M 147.2614317504606 0.0001019 deg
tp 2455813.975346861192
(2011-Sep-09.47534686)
0.0012511 JED
period 4367.395233667212
11.96
0.00020193
5.529e-07
d
yr
n .08242899502771024 3.8112e-09 deg/d
Q 5.418102276489281 1.6701e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      890  
   data-arc span      9234 days (25.28 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-02-24  
   last obs. used      2015-06-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .47021  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 14:36:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.05608 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .198441 au 
 T_jup = 2.971 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.2 mag n/a MPO337366  
diameter diameter 61.04 km 5.4 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2
rotation period rot_per 28.48 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2016-February); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[French, L.M.; Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; Megna, R.; Wasserman, L.H. (2012) Minor Planet Bul. 39, 183-187.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0360   0.007 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2

12714 Alkimos           Discovered 1991 Apr. 15 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar.
Akimos was a son of Ares. Together with Automedon, he was in charge of Achilles' horses. After the death of Patroclus, they were the most honored of the companions of Achilles.
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Reference: 20001013/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1991 GX1 = 1990 EY1 
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