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30708 Echepolos (4101 T-3)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2030708
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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 .01366955484344562 1.6919e-07  
a 5.215956815565583 1.8605e-07 AU
q 5.144657007814166 9.6156e-07 AU
i 24.1436237140649 2.2154e-05 deg
node 29.43271401517397 2.4832e-05 deg
peri 27.07810948536374 0.00063069 deg
M 356.845007436872 0.00063069 deg
tp 2457038.632497161693
(2015-Jan-16.13249716)
0.0076233 JED
period 4351.103434804699
11.91
0.0002328
6.374e-07
d
yr
n .08273763319905052 4.4267e-09 deg/d
Q 5.287256623317001 1.8859e-07 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      360  
   data-arc span      21572 days (59.06 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-12-21  
   last obs. used      2014-01-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .61416  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 02:39:33  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.15693 AU 
 T_jup = 2.825 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.7 mag n/a MPO272787  

30708 Echepolos           Discovered 1977 Oct. 16 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Echepolos was the first hero in the great fight after the duel of Paris against Menelaos, who was killed by Antilochos.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20030318/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 4101 T-3 = 1989 TF6 = 1996 FR16 
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