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52767 Ophelestes (1998 MW41)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2052767
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456800.5 (2014-May-23.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02349864525216039 1.0272e-07  
a 5.307752606211268 2.5644e-07 AU
q 5.183027610631679 6.6176e-07 AU
i 12.7956156769393 1.1063e-05 deg
node 98.45872501246515 6.1228e-05 deg
peri 201.1315291906988 0.00036949 deg
M 101.711740495799 0.00035874 deg
tp 2455538.576521813708
(2010-Dec-08.07652181)
0.0044951 JED
period 4466.470143295093
12.23
0.0003237
8.862e-07
d
yr
n .08060056117030566 5.8413e-09 deg/d
Q 5.432477601790856 2.6247e-07 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      331  
   data-arc span      14415 days (39.47 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-06-18  
   last obs. used      2013-12-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .64545  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Jun-10 08:25:34  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.16889 AU 
 T_jup = 2.950 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.7 mag n/a MPO267880  

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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