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11668 Balios (1997 VV1)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2011668
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1438928791985107 5.877e-08  
a 5.160927542569683 8.8592e-08 au
q 4.418306819134437 3.6026e-07 au
i 4.675615391348497 5.6952e-06 deg
node 19.93129482671883 5.7418e-05 deg
peri 15.00515874888062 6.0068e-05 deg
M 310.7546324574867 1.8808e-05 deg
tp 2459586.304835106137
(2022-Jan-06.80483511)
0.00022979 TDB
period 4282.427996017067
11.72
0.00011027
3.019e-07
d
yr
n .08406446070659521 2.1646e-09 deg/d
Q 5.903548266004929 1.0134e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1267  
   data-arc span      11278 days (30.88 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-12-08  
   last obs. used      2020-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53675  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 02:58:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.42531 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .19809 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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