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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 12 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02339651194139122 9.2732e-08  
a 5.306701908223222 1.5631e-07 AU
q 5.182543593658074 4.9999e-07 AU
i 12.79600861019101 1.0663e-05 deg
node 98.45696661601501 5.2827e-05 deg
peri 200.5263028752071 0.00030566 deg
M 118.4628546955883 0.00030326 deg
tp 2455531.184164175393
(2010-Nov-30.68416418)
0.003768 JED
period 4465.143966487221
12.22
0.00019729
5.402e-07
d
yr
n .08062450006135324 3.5623e-09 deg/d
Q 5.430860222788371 1.5997e-07 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      424  
   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      .58263  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Sep-02 15:59:33  

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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