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1873 Agenor (1971 FH)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2001873
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09249208128596596 6.6072e-08  
a 5.229766741112274 9.392e-08 au
q 4.746054730586676 3.8887e-07 au
i 21.88146212516403 5.5192e-06 deg
node 197.9192898866805 1.2567e-05 deg
peri 357.5881705881648 3.0153e-05 deg
M 353.0403525092021 2.598e-05 deg
tp 2458684.951359900448
0.00031483 TDB
period 4368.395037875092
n .08241012932180096 2.22e-09 deg/d
Q 5.713478751637872 1.0261e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1700  
   data-arc span      17579 days (48.13 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-03-25  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .47103  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-29 19:28:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.74525 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .708221 au 
 T_jup = 2.848 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.1   n/a MPO435714  
diameter diameter 50.799 km 1.181 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (  
rotation period rot_per 20.60 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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:
[Mottola, S.; Di Martino, M.; Erikson, A.; Gonano-Beurer, M.; et al. (2011) Astron. J. 141, A170.]
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 620, A91.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.062   0.007 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (  

1873 Agenor (1971 FH)          Discovered 1971-Mar-25 by Van Houten, C. J. at Palomar
Discovered by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld, Leiden, on plates exposed by T. Gehrels in a survey of faint Trojans with the 122 cm Schmidt camera at Palomar.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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