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120347 Salacia (2004 SB60)
Classification: TransNeptunian Object          SPK-ID: 2120347
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1063656985868841 8.8702e-06  
a 42.1850438696957 0.00081454 au
q 37.69800220857716 0.0010325 au
i 23.92084803205318 1.1263e-05 deg
node 279.879853820256 0.00013887 deg
peri 312.3093376962404 0.0074044 deg
M 123.1195420639471 0.0080277 deg
tp 2424774.143059375172
(1926-Sep-15.64305938)
1.3282 TDB
period 100077.4393087433
274.00
2.8985
0.007936
d
yr
n .003597214342079477 1.0419e-07 deg/d
Q 46.67208553081424 0.00090118 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      295  
   data-arc span      13971 days (38.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-07-25  
   last obs. used      2020-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      2  
   norm. resid. RMS      .54458  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-12 17:57:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 36.7332 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 32.5999 au 
 T_jup = 5.299 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 4.1   n/a MPO493687  
rotation period rot_per 6.09 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Thirouin, A.; Ortiz, J.L.; Duffard, R.; Santos-Sanz, P.; et al. (2010) Astron. Astrophys. 522, A93.]

120347 Salacia           Discovered 2004 Sept. 22 by H. G. Roe, M. E. Brown and K. M. Barkume at Palomar.
Salacia is the Roman goddess of the calm and sunlit ocean. At first afraid of Neptune's advances, she was convinced to agree to marriage by the dolphin Delphinus.
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Reference: 20110218/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2011-02-22
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