Skip Page Navigation
NASA JPL Caltech
NASA Logo - Jet Propulsion Laboratory + View the NASA Portal
+ Center for Near-Earth Object Studies
JPL Home Earth Solar System Stars & Galaxies Technology
JPL Solar System Dynamics
BODIES ORBITS EPHEMERIDES TOOLS PHYSICAL DATA DISCOVERY FAQ SITE MAP
JPL Small-Body Database Browser
Search: [ help ]  
2363 Cebriones (1977 TJ3)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2002363
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]

[ hide orbit diagram ]
Orbit Diagram
[ switch to new HTML5 viewer ]

Note: This Java-based orbit viewer will eventually be retired.

Note: Make sure you have Java enabled on your browser to see the applet. This applet is provided as a 3D orbit visualization tool. The applet was implemented using two-body methods, and hence should not be used for determining accurate long-term trajectories (over several years or decades) or planetary encounter circumstances. For accurate long-term ephemerides, please instead use our Horizons system.

Note: If the applet is not working, here are some notes that might help.
Orbit Viewer

Additional Notes: the orbits shown in the applet are color coded. The planets are white lines, and the asteroid/comet is a blue line. The bright white line indicates the portion of the orbit that is above the ecliptic plane, and the darker portion is below the ecliptic plane. Likewise for the asteroid/comet orbit, the light blue indicates the portion above the ecliptic plane, and the dark blue the portion below the ecliptic plane.

Orbit Viewer applet originally written and kindly provided by Osamu Ajiki (AstroArts), and further modified by Ron Baalke (JPL).


Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 48 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03861379244934044 3.8837e-08  
a 5.218891363332312 6.1826e-08 au
q 5.017370175412943 2.2198e-07 au
i 32.0973758915321 4.2873e-06 deg
node 211.7319030719799 7e-06 deg
peri 52.6073284242131 5.6544e-05 deg
M 347.9939242589853 5.4266e-05 deg
tp 2459145.732692825837
(2020-Oct-23.23269283)
0.00065512 TDB
period 4354.775910557645
11.92
7.7383e-05
2.119e-07
d
yr
n .08266785878171642 1.469e-09 deg/d
Q 5.420412551251681 6.4213e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2521  
   data-arc span      24464 days (66.98 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-08-11  
   last obs. used      2020-08-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43015  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Aug-24 22:49:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.05807 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .358815 au 
 T_jup = 2.693 
[ show covariance matrix ]

Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]

Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.9   n/a MPO473797 IRAS observations used: 9
diameter diameter 95.976 km 1.171 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 20.099 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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. 46-4, submitted. (Trojans Gaggle) http://www.planetarysciences.org/lightcurves.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.044   0.006 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
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.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: MPC 6209Last Updated: 2006-03-21
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2020-Oct-28 09:21 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin