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173086 Nireus (2007 RS8)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2173086
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 6 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09639509951978514 1.1023e-07  
a 5.127354731100792 2.5359e-07 AU
q 4.63310286152309 5.4851e-07 AU
i 17.51388215577973 1.1221e-05 deg
node 237.4143236035986 3.7903e-05 deg
peri 185.2290455113149 8.1557e-05 deg
M 138.2022470368601 6.5978e-05 deg
tp 2455372.512456774749
(2010-Jun-25.01245677)
0.00080158 JED
period 4240.709019765628
11.61
0.00031461
8.614e-07
d
yr
n .08489146468717068 6.2979e-09 deg/d
Q 5.621606600678493 2.7804e-07 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      237  
   data-arc span      5660 days (15.50 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-11-25  
   last obs. used      2014-05-25  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .62027  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-16 17:22:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.646 AU 
 T_jup = 2.899 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.5 mag n/a MPO260224  

173086 Nireus           Discovered 2007 Sept. 8 by M. Ory at Vicques.
Nireus, the king of Syme island, fought for the Greeks during the Trojan war. Although of low birth, he was considered the most handsome of the Greeks next to Achilles. Nireus was killed by Eurypylos. The name was suggested by A. Martinez.
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Reference: 20080321/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2008-03-26
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