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52767 Ophelestes (1998 MW41)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2052767
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457400.5 (2016-Jan-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02343832131248848 9.2568e-08  
a 5.304522672002934 1.4675e-07 au
q 5.180193565207149 4.9657e-07 au
i 12.79780477599631 1.0573e-05 deg
node 98.45358392467094 4.9498e-05 deg
peri 199.1953076798375 0.0002913 deg
M 152.0999425343134 0.00029054 deg
tp 2455515.139339211577
(2010-Nov-14.63933921)
0.0036019 JED
period 4462.39378250069
12.22
0.00018518
5.07e-07
d
yr
n .08067418913403444 3.3479e-09 deg/d
Q 5.428851778798719 1.5019e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      430  
   data-arc span      15153 days (41.49 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-06-18  
   last obs. used      2015-12-13  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .58828  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Jan-04 15:10:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.16446 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0361773 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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