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4834 Thoas (1989 AM2)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2004834
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 34 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1370980570368883 5.3177e-08  
a 5.211984257044574 1.0052e-07 au
q 4.497431342096913 3.1978e-07 au
i 28.46178445837802 5.351e-06 deg
node 76.01896820544484 1.0957e-05 deg
peri 351.9962604602364 2.3449e-05 deg
M 276.2651842608497 2.4965e-05 deg
tp 2460011.396372084920
(2023-Mar-07.89637208)
0.00031852 TDB
period 4346.13357345001
11.90
0.00012573
3.442e-07
d
yr
n .08283224477940468 2.3962e-09 deg/d
Q 5.926537171992235 1.143e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1696  
   data-arc span      12385 days (33.91 yr)  
   first obs. used      1986-12-02  
   last obs. used      2020-10-29  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49137  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:48:19  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.51391 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .577914 au 
 T_jup = 2.741 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.1   n/a MPO421678  
diameter diameter 72.331 km 0.460 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 18.192 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[French, L.M.; Stephens, R.D.; Lederer, S.M.; Coley, D.R.; Rohl, D.A. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 116-120.]
[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. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 15-22.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; Warner, B.D.; French, L.M. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 323-331.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.085   0.008 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

4834 Thoas (1989 AM2)          Discovered 1989-Jan-11 by Shoemaker, C. S. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1989 AM2 = 1975 XX3 = 1986 XN = 1987 WP2 
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