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2797 Teucer (1981 LK)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2002797
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 63 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08750557906676693 4.4328e-08  
a 5.105543485891311 6.3894e-08 au
q 4.658779946707832 2.4937e-07 au
i 22.38956492078115 5.0419e-06 deg
node 69.92891920817311 1.1437e-05 deg
peri 48.76846882574969 3.1642e-05 deg
M 208.4109807882247 3.035e-05 deg
tp 2460374.798308669550
(2024-Mar-05.29830867)
0.00036643 TDB
period 4213.678500213035
11.54
7.9099e-05
2.166e-07
d
yr
n .08543603883917558 1.6038e-09 deg/d
Q 5.55230702507479 6.9485e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1725  
   data-arc span      28824 days (78.92 yr)  
   first obs. used      1940-12-28  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5009  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 20:40:11  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.71658 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0201243 au 
 T_jup = 2.844 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.7   n/a MPO421657  
diameter diameter 89.430 km 0.755 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 10.145 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); 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.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; French, L.M. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 210-212.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; French, L.M. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 15-22.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.073   0.007 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

2797 Teucer (1981 LK)          Discovered 1981-Jun-04 by Bowell, E. at Flagstaff (AM)
Discovered at the Anderson Mesa station, which is operated by the Lowell Observatory.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1981 LK = 1940 YG = 1975 VA1 = 1975 XQ2 = 1978 EQ 
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