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3709 Polypoites (1985 TL3)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2003709
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06194631908020257 4.0562e-08  
a 5.235918360394285 8.6106e-08 au
q 4.91157249096341 2.6835e-07 au
i 19.6273384889109 4.4069e-06 deg
node 187.0809583528529 1.1074e-05 deg
peri 246.1221127306164 4.5133e-05 deg
M 269.3507951080032 4.675e-05 deg
tp 2460102.417866343522
(2023-Jun-06.91786634)
0.00057825 TDB
period 4376.104923990244
11.98
0.00010795
2.956e-07
d
yr
n .08226493794205986 2.0293e-09 deg/d
Q 5.56026422982516 9.144e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2602  
   data-arc span      18002 days (49.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-07-29  
   last obs. used      2020-11-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44509  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:13:36  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.97613 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0908821 au 
 T_jup = 2.880 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457523.5 (2016-May-15.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 42 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06005764103747418 4.0431e-08  
q 4.928090608824762 2.6877e-07 au
tp 2455734.604453465813
(2011-Jun-22.10445347)
0.00056707 TDB
node 187.1473546448226 1.1069e-05 deg
peri 246.9163274834033 4.668e-05 deg
i 19.62318550888277 4.4061e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2602  
   data-arc span      18002 days (49.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-07-29  
   last obs. used      2020-11-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44509  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:13:36  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = .0908821 au 
 T_jup = 2.880 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.634682284579518E-15 -1.054003444968098E-14 -5.465710601874813E-12 -6.361114091333056E-15 -4.772061889733061E-13 2.78777578929425E-16
q -1.054003444968098E-14 7.223692198951266E-14 3.78713244983305E-11 5.073251037256573E-14 3.470204855068471E-12 2.649203852581756E-15
tp -5.465710601874813E-12 3.78713244983305E-11 3.215635755829172E-7 7.968169686159169E-11 2.569771308044837E-8 1.296430603023917E-11
node -6.361114091333056E-15 5.073251037256573E-14 7.968169686159169E-11 1.225318977848629E-10 -1.082679297755098E-10 -9.662303333557668E-12
peri -4.772061889733061E-13 3.470204855068471E-12 2.569771308044837E-8 -1.082679297755098E-10 2.179059711760405E-9 1.032777576029661E-11
i 2.78777578929425E-16 2.649203852581756E-15 1.296430603023917E-11 -9.662303333557668E-12 1.032777576029661E-11 1.941342317040546E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.1   n/a MPO384785  
diameter diameter 65.297 km 0.893 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 10.039 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; Warner, B.D.; French, L.M. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 323-331.]
[Stephens, R.D. Warner, B.D. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 312-316.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Warner, B.D. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 73-75.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Warner, B.D. (2020) Minor Planet Bull. 47, 43-46.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.087   0.017 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

3709 Polypoites (1985 TL3)          Discovered 1985-Oct-14 by Shoemaker, C. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1985 TL3 = 1971 OK1 = 1979 HQ2 = 1985 WK 
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