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2363 Cebriones (1977 TJ3)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2002363
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 51 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03894124372733387 2.4016e-08  
a 5.220527488569485 5.463e-08 au
q 5.017233655251855 1.5312e-07 au
i 32.09102970977001 6.2407e-07 deg
node 211.7182173084684 3.4737e-06 deg
peri 53.13349139916965 2.9808e-05 deg
M 4.050499006443078 3.0206e-05 deg
tp 2459151.479691915910
0.0003658 TDB
period 4356.823907918729
n .0826289993831707 1.297e-09 deg/d
Q 5.423821321887115 5.6758e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2830  
   data-arc span      24669 days (67.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-08-11  
   last obs. used      2021-02-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42042  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Mar-16 13:52:02  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.05795 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .358195 au 
 T_jup = 2.693 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.02   n/a E2021B10 IRAS observations used: 9
diameter diameter 95.976 km 1.171 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (  
rotation period rot_per 20.099 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Galad, A.; Kornos, L. (2008) Minor Planet Bull. 35, 144-146.]
[Mottola, S.; Di Martino, M.; Erikson, A.; Gonano-Beurer, M.; et al. (2011) Astron. J. 141, A170.]
[Skiff, B.A.; McLelland, K.P.; Sanborn, J.J.; Pravec, P.; Koehn, B.W. (2019) Minor Plantet Bull. 46, 238-265.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Warner, B.D. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 389-392.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Warner, B.D. (2020) Minor Planet Bull. 47, 285-289.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.044   0.006 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (  
B-V BV 0.753   0.022 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=8.41 deg.
U-B UB 0.251   0.041 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=1; phase=8.41 deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T D   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 4 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo

2363 Cebriones           Discovered 1977 Oct. 4 at the Purple Mountain Observatory.
This Trojan planet is named for the charioteer of Hektor, wounded in the conflict between Hektor and Patroclus that led to the latter's death.
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Reference: MPC 6209Last Updated: 2006-03-21
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