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12714 Alkimos (1991 GX1)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2012714
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03605184651348579 2.1897e-08  
a 5.236285373636679 7.3947e-08 au
q 5.047507617045519 1.5905e-07 au
i 9.506011217950624 3.2192e-07 deg
node 298.8937439205781 6.2334e-06 deg
peri 162.3498195052382 4.8687e-05 deg
M 281.5494557465175 5.1564e-05 deg
tp 2460154.233083398869
(2023-Jul-28.73308340)
0.00063522 TDB
period 4376.565048601959
11.98
9.2709e-05
2.538e-07
d
yr
n .08225628912221873 1.7424e-09 deg/d
Q 5.42506313022784 7.6613e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1995  
   data-arc span      11311 days (30.97 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-02-24  
   last obs. used      2021-02-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42026  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 23:31:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.06552 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .19939 au 
 T_jup = 2.971 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.29   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 47.819 km 1.161 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 28.48 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[French, L.M.; Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; Megna, R.; Wasserman, L.H. (2012) Minor Planet Bull. 39, 183-187.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.070   0.014 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

12714 Alkimos           Discovered 1991 Apr. 15 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar.
Akimos was a son of Ares. Together with Automedon, he was in charge of Achilles' horses. After the death of Patroclus, they were the most honored of the companions of Achilles.
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Reference: 20001013/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

Alternate Designations
 1991 GX1 = 1990 EY1 
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