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11668 Balios (1997 VV1)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2011668
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .143762790336995 5.8565e-08  
a 5.157617491966188 8.8096e-08 au
q 4.416144009830234 3.5951e-07 au
i 4.6770037874007 5.6798e-06 deg
node 19.91765507835687 5.6348e-05 deg
peri 15.30277329660856 5.9062e-05 deg
M 327.3318871443751 1.8862e-05 deg
tp 2459588.734091171709
(2022-Jan-09.23409117)
0.00022821 TDB
period 4278.308742212834
11.71
0.00010962
3.001e-07
d
yr
n .08414539989785781 2.1559e-09 deg/d
Q 5.899090974102141 1.0076e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1384  
   data-arc span      11383 days (31.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-12-08  
   last obs. used      2021-02-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .531  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 22:54:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.42215 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .193301 au 
 T_jup = 2.973 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.51   n/a E2021B10  
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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