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52767 Ophelestes (1998 MW41)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2052767
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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 .02339651214774056 9.2747e-08  
a 5.306701907760279 1.5635e-07 AU
q 5.182543592110927 5.0013e-07 AU
i 12.79600865662701 1.067e-05 deg
node 98.45696656475724 5.2829e-05 deg
peri 200.526302413051 0.00030569 deg
M 118.4628552485584 0.0003033 deg
tp 2455531.184157509076
(2010-Nov-30.68415751)
0.0037684 JED
period 4465.143965902929
12.22
0.00019733
5.403e-07
d
yr
n .08062450007190346 3.5631e-09 deg/d
Q 5.43086022340963 1.6001e-07 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      421  
   data-arc span      14855 days (40.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-06-18  
   last obs. used      2015-02-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58467  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Apr-07 18:23:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.17016 AU 
 T_jup = 2.950 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.8 mag n/a MPO319710  

52767 Ophelestes           Discovered 1998 June 28 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Ophelestes, a Trojan warrior, was killed by an arrow of Teucer, who was causing much havoc with his bow amongst the ranks of the Trojans.
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Reference: 20120406/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-04-09

Alternate Designations
 1998 MW41 = 1989 XV1 
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