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11668 Balios (1997 VV1)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2011668
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 21 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1435735684975348 6.0891e-08  
a 5.168410601878397 1.0787e-07 au
q 4.426363448306224 3.6099e-07 au
i 4.673479685436624 6.4145e-06 deg
node 19.9962981364919 6.6196e-05 deg
peri 14.29865820767647 6.9377e-05 deg
M 277.7269941332266 2.512e-05 deg
tp 2459581.318849939466
(2022-Jan-01.81884994)
0.00031819 TDB
period 4291.74529674997
11.75
0.00013436
3.679e-07
d
yr
n .08388195829622482 2.6261e-09 deg/d
Q 5.91045775545057 1.2336e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      968  
   data-arc span      10915 days (29.88 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-12-08  
   last obs. used      2019-10-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58658  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 03:32:41  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.43254 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .209422 au 
 T_jup = 2.973 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.5   n/a MPO290558  
diameter diameter 24.636 km 2.704 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.080   0.032 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

11668 Balios           Discovered 1997 Nov. 3 by P. Pravec at Ondřejov.
Balios was one of the fast, immortal horses of Achilles, born to the gale or harpy named Podarge and the stormy wind Zephyros.
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Reference: 20010705/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11
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