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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 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02339648319425643 1.0233e-07  
a 5.306702044954417 2.5496e-07 AU
q 5.182543879742714 6.5701e-07 AU
i 12.79600728232237 1.1063e-05 deg
node 98.45695379137292 6.123e-05 deg
peri 200.5261686090784 0.00037198 deg
M 118.4629915116096 0.00036071 deg
tp 2455531.182410434852
(2010-Nov-30.68241043)
0.0045251 JED
period 4465.144139058947
12.22
0.00032179
8.81e-07
d
yr
n .08062449694532638 5.8104e-09 deg/d
Q 5.430860210166118 2.6092e-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 = 4.17016 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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