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52767 Ophelestes (1998 MW41)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2052767
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02359533583429595 9.2494e-08  
a 5.303350340679467 1.3927e-07 au
q 5.178216008344207 4.9706e-07 au
i 12.79914184517742 1.0445e-05 deg
node 98.45357232297341 4.4838e-05 deg
peri 198.6272442443832 0.00027444 deg
M 168.8252859929108 0.00027579 deg
tp 2455508.513408057495
(2010-Nov-08.01340806)
0.0034096 JED
period 4460.914540556005
12.21
0.00017572
4.811e-07
d
yr
n .08070094074367314 3.1788e-09 deg/d
Q 5.428484673014727 1.4255e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      450  
   data-arc span      15215 days (41.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-06-18  
   last obs. used      2016-02-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .57789  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Feb-25 23:23:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.16379 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0369446 au 
 T_jup = 2.950 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.9 mag n/a MPO365865  

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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