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3709 Polypoites (1985 TL3)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2003709
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 44 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06231635837895531 4.0398e-08  
a 5.23435871569981 8.5709e-08 au
q 4.908172542088252 2.6777e-07 au
i 19.63145093057331 4.4058e-06 deg
node 187.0759025341686 1.0885e-05 deg
peri 246.4443835819225 4.4682e-05 deg
M 285.5346256544092 4.6375e-05 deg
tp 2460105.285279379910
(2023-Jun-09.78527938)
0.00057165 TDB
period 4374.149776849326
11.98
0.00010743
2.941e-07
d
yr
n .08230170852981303 2.0214e-09 deg/d
Q 5.560544889311367 9.105e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2760  
   data-arc span      18073 days (49.48 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-07-29  
   last obs. used      2021-01-20  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .43335  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 01:12:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.97257 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0945278 au 
 T_jup = 2.880 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.13   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 65.297 km 0.893 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 10.039 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; Warner, B.D.; French, L.M. (2016) Minor Planet Bull. 43, 323-331.]
[Stephens, R.D. Warner, B.D. (2017) Minor Planet Bull. 44, 312-316.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Warner, B.D. (2019) Minor Planet Bull. 46, 73-75.]
[Stephens, R.D.; Warner, B.D. (2020) Minor Planet Bull. 47, 43-46.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.087   0.017 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

3709 Polypoites (1985 TL3)          Discovered 1985-Oct-14 by Shoemaker, C. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1985 TL3 = 1971 OK1 = 1979 HQ2 = 1985 WK 
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