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11251 Icarion (1973 SN1)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2011251
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .002340103613728997 5.1581e-08  
a 5.16247871422894 9.0668e-08 au
q 5.150397979133974 2.3456e-07 au
i 4.203026306576509 4.6142e-06 deg
node 101.9970165834801 8.9361e-05 deg
peri 140.0659370469837 0.0015464 deg
M 86.96982380630507 0.0015411 deg
tp 2457565.472408325412
(2016-Jun-25.97240833)
0.018349 TDB
period 4284.358834999027
11.73
0.00011287
3.09e-07
d
yr
n .08402657523901864 2.2136e-09 deg/d
Q 5.174559449323906 9.088e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      816  
   data-arc span      16869 days (46.18 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-19  
   last obs. used      2019-11-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .64357  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 22:33:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.13536 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .015771 au 
 T_jup = 2.995 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.0   n/a MPO452329  
diameter diameter 22.012 km 0.755 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...742...40G)  
rotation period rot_per 10.448 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Ryan, E.L.; Sharkey, B.N.L.; Woodward, C.E. (2017) Astron. J. 153, A116.]
[Szabo, Gy.M.; Pal, A.; Kiss, Cs.; Kiss, L.L.; et al. (2017) Astron. Astrophys. 599, A44.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.058   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...742...40G)  

11251 Icarion           Discovered 1973 Sept. 20 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Icarion was the son of Ebalus of Sparta. By the nymph Periboea Icarion was the father of Penelope.
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Reference: 20000124/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1973 SN1 = 1992 JA5 = 1996 RC33 
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