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3596 Meriones (1985 VO)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2003596
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07310324665564043 5.1852e-08  
a 5.171500118073934 9.9263e-08 au
q 4.793446669362702 3.2744e-07 au
i 23.52797193948581 8.8089e-06 deg
node 356.6865756335029 1.2935e-05 deg
peri 66.19584593074065 6.4209e-05 deg
M 274.3332954738553 6.4966e-05 deg
tp 2459622.692746927750
(2022-Feb-12.19274693)
0.00078474 TDB
period 4295.594080914868
11.76
0.00012368
3.386e-07
d
yr
n .0838068013920272 2.4129e-09 deg/d
Q 5.549553566785167 1.0652e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2596  
   data-arc span      25247 days (69.12 yr)  
   first obs. used      1950-10-13  
   last obs. used      2019-11-27  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37747  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 20:51:14  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.87369 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0452757 au 
 T_jup = 2.829 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.3   n/a MPO452214  
diameter diameter 87.380 km 1.087 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 12.96 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:
[Gonano, M.; Di Martino, M.; Mottola, S.; Neukum, G. (1991) Adv. Space Res. 11, no. 12, 197-200.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.048   0.008 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

3596 Meriones (1985 VO)          Discovered 1985-Nov-14 by Jensen, P. and Augustesen, K. at Brorfelde
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1985 VO = 1950 TR4 = 1973 SS5 
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