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55702 Thymoitos (1302 T-3)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2055702
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03348556104428291 1.2186e-07  
a 5.214394116762203 2.0612e-07 AU
q 5.039787204256412 7.3121e-07 AU
i 9.346696173605222 1.1783e-05 deg
node 254.5871355695562 7.6826e-05 deg
peri 188.9041905905868 0.00022834 deg
M 349.709406853236 0.00021385 deg
tp 2457124.820318437879
(2015-Apr-12.32031844)
0.0025851 JED
period 4349.14819771206
11.91
0.00025788
7.06e-07
d
yr
n .0827748293767924 4.908e-09 deg/d
Q 5.389001029267994 2.1302e-07 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      297  
   data-arc span      13538 days (37.07 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-11  
   last obs. used      2014-11-04  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .62615  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Nov-10 14:42:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.05563 AU 
 T_jup = 2.972 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.1 mag n/a MPO280076  

55702 Thymoitos           Discovered 1977 Oct. 17 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Thymoitos was one of the wisest old men and a member of the Trojan senate.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20030806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1302 T-3 = 2000 SV328 
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