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3063 Makhaon (1983 PV)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2003063
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 38 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .058261006483399 4.9234e-08  
a 5.213267478725482 7.9702e-08 au
q 4.909537268347764 2.8663e-07 au
i 12.16133923393289 4.5995e-06 deg
node 287.8656170178127 2.4954e-05 deg
peri 204.7952730009422 4.9525e-05 deg
M 235.1213823751425 4.5483e-05 deg
tp 2460508.665565105429
(2024-Jul-17.16556511)
0.0005668 TDB
period 4347.738738340106
11.90
9.9704e-05
2.73e-07
d
yr
n .08280166350047106 1.8988e-09 deg/d
Q 5.516997689103201 8.4345e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2351  
   data-arc span      32779 days (89.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      1931-02-18  
   last obs. used      2020-11-16  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .3958  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Dec-18 02:10:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.92867 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .266439 au 
 T_jup = 2.952 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 8.5   n/a MPO502182  
diameter diameter 111.655 km 1.544 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 8.64 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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:
[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.]
[Alkema, M.S. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 133-137.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; Warner, B.D.; French, L.M. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 323-331.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.056   0.005 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

3063 Makhaon (1983 PV)          Discovered 1983-Aug-04 by Karachkina, L. G. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1983 PV = 1931 DT = 1964 YL = 1971 OE = 1971 QK1 = 1975 VT6 
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