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3793 Leonteus (1985 TE3)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2003793
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 78 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0894994427435739 2.0622e-08  
a 5.219438145982719 6.8181e-08 au
q 4.752301340482712 1.4626e-07 au
i 20.89798690844431 7.6337e-07 deg
node 200.5190389866243 1.6713e-06 deg
peri 262.2677230281956 1.6438e-05 deg
M 278.345294768868 1.8237e-05 deg
tp 2460188.399519861207
(2023-Aug-31.89951986)
0.00023083 TDB
period 4355.460302542863
11.92
8.5343e-05
2.337e-07
d
yr
n .08265486882978131 1.6196e-09 deg/d
Q 5.686574951482724 7.4283e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2971  
   data-arc span      21681 days (59.36 yr)  
   first obs. used      1961-10-04  
   last obs. used      2021-02-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42519  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 15:33:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.84706 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .126245 au 
 T_jup = 2.861 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.89   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 112.046 km 1.846 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 5.621 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Mottola, S.; Di Martino, M.; Erikson, A.; Gonano-Beurer, M.; et al. (2011) Astron. J. 141, A170.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; French, L.M. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 15-22.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; Warner, B.D.; French, L.M. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 323-331.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Warner, B.D. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 48-50.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Warner, B.D. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 73-75.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Warner, B.D. (2020) Minor Planet Bull. 47, 43-46.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.042   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

3793 Leonteus (1985 TE3)          Discovered 1985-Oct-11 by Shoemaker, C. and Shoemaker, E. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1985 TE3 = 1951 WT1 = 1961 TB = 1973 UJ3 = 1978 GO = 1980 KX1 = 1986 XO 
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