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120347 Salacia (2004 SB60)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2120347
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .106358381519876 3.2748e-05  
a 42.18377783110252 0.0054282 au
q 37.69717949459243 0.0061162 au
i 23.92095108800963 6.3638e-05 deg
node 279.8802210087435 0.00040443 deg
peri 312.29387677747 0.051444 deg
M 123.1375104897857 0.056051 deg
tp 2424770.688957188213
(1926-Sep-12.18895719)
9.0208 TDB
period 100072.9341237934
273.98
19.316
0.05288
d
yr
n .003597376285126892 6.9437e-07 deg/d
Q 46.67037616761262 0.0060056 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      133  
   data-arc span      13572 days (37.16 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-07-25  
   last obs. used      2019-09-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      3  
   norm. resid. RMS      .60661  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 14:11:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 36.7324 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 32.5992 au 
 T_jup = 5.299 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 4.1   n/a MPO493687  
rotation period rot_per 6.09 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Thirouin, A.; Ortiz, J.L.; Duffard, R.; Santos-Sanz, P.; et al. (2010) Astron. Astrophys. 522, A93.]

120347 Salacia           Discovered 2004 Sept. 22 by H. G. Roe, M. E. Brown and K. M. Barkume at Palomar.
Salacia is the Roman goddess of the calm and sunlit ocean. At first afraid of Neptune's advances, she was convinced to agree to marriage by the dolphin Delphinus.
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Reference: 20110218/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-02-22
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