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2895 Memnon (1981 AE1)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2002895
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .04876850774464703 5.0585e-08  
a 5.241337301397325 9.4095e-08 au
q 4.985725102621822 2.467e-07 au
i 27.20552542698969 5.2151e-06 deg
node 133.9672563214811 9.8995e-06 deg
peri 276.8331994552341 5.7455e-05 deg
M 153.6194824039616 5.7267e-05 deg
tp 2456730.225349905703
(2014-Mar-13.72534991)
0.00068093 TDB
period 4382.900290364365
12.00
0.00011803
3.231e-07
d
yr
n .08213739217190177 2.2119e-09 deg/d
Q 5.496949500172828 9.8684e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1932  
   data-arc span      15290 days (41.86 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-12-07  
   last obs. used      2019-10-18  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44351  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 02:20:54  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.11687 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .127662 au 
 T_jup = 2.776 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.0   n/a MPO279544  
diameter diameter 56.706 km 0.200 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 7.516 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Binzel, R.P.; Sauter, L.M. (1992) Icarus 95, 222-238.]
[Mottola, S.; Di Martino, M.; Erikson, A.; Gonano-Beurer, M.; et al. (2011) Astron. J. 141, A170.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; French, L.M. (2015) Minor Planet Bull. 42, 216-224.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; French, L.M. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 265-270.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 252-257.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Warner, B.D. (2018) Minor Planet Bull. 45, 343-347.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.060   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

2895 Memnon (1981 AE1)          Discovered 1981-Jan-10 by Thomas, N. G. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1981 AE1 = 1981 CL 
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