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15651 Tlepolemos (9612 P-L)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2015651
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03977885943408636 4.5331e-08  
a 5.293943046614578 9.4646e-08 au
q 5.083356030311238 2.89e-07 au
i 2.960860325284383 5.3273e-06 deg
node 45.31367996950858 0.00010751 deg
peri 30.54510893906584 0.0001386 deg
M 268.6261134368261 9.0723e-05 deg
tp 2459729.741736365895
(2022-May-30.24173637)
0.0011337 TDB
period 4449.050383893416
12.18
0.00011931
3.267e-07
d
yr
n .08091614365692119 2.17e-09 deg/d
Q 5.504530062917919 9.8411e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1144  
   data-arc span      24033 days (65.80 yr)  
   first obs. used      1954-02-10  
   last obs. used      2019-11-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5241  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 00:02:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.09868 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0384502 au 
 T_jup = 2.996 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.3   n/a MPO337391  
diameter diameter 24.341 km 0.355 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.099   0.021 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

15651 Tlepolemos           Discovered 1960 Oct. 22 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Tlepolemos was king of Rhodos, son of Heracles and was one of the first kings to join the army against Troy.
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Reference: 20010309/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-05-11

Alternate Designations
 9612 P-L = 1999 BW33 = 2000 ES7 
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