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3709 Polypoites (1985 TL3)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2003709
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 41 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06194631925723756 4.0635e-08  
a 5.235918360217901 8.6242e-08 au
q 4.911572489871011 2.6848e-07 au
i 19.6273384362165 4.4089e-06 deg
node 187.0809577326014 1.1185e-05 deg
peri 246.1221132696667 4.5244e-05 deg
M 269.3507951499462 4.6887e-05 deg
tp 2460102.417865777987
(2023-Jun-06.91786578)
0.00057999 TDB
period 4376.104923769116
11.98
0.00010812
2.96e-07
d
yr
n .08226493794621677 2.0325e-09 deg/d
Q 5.56026423056479 9.1584e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2562  
   data-arc span      17985 days (49.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-07-29  
   last obs. used      2020-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4481  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:57:57  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.97613 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0908821 au 
 T_jup = 2.880 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457497.5 (2016-Apr-19.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 41 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .06005737446340106 4.0505e-08  
q 4.928214955888353 2.6896e-07 au
tp 2455735.130258095736
(2011-Jun-22.63025810)
0.00056851 TDB
node 187.1473807103117 1.118e-05 deg
peri 246.9602801966478 4.6794e-05 deg
i 19.62319745708688 4.4082e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2562  
   data-arc span      17985 days (49.24 yr)  
   first obs. used      1971-07-29  
   last obs. used      2020-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4481  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:57:57  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = .0908821 au 
 T_jup = 2.880 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.64069395770553E-15 -1.056280736695095E-14 -5.366862189446576E-12 -6.615092761455281E-15 -4.694115339129972E-13 2.679829355476583E-16
q -1.056280736695095E-14 7.233781781605358E-14 3.755695181769984E-11 5.296027674972007E-14 3.444229604840986E-12 2.887849799213464E-15
tp -5.366862189446576E-12 3.755695181769984E-11 3.231982799536363E-7 8.781179394718266E-11 2.581598517036863E-8 1.407004816487348E-11
node -6.615092761455281E-15 5.296027674972007E-14 8.781179394718266E-11 1.250025653907994E-10 -1.099181297062982E-10 -9.450009796743005E-12
peri -4.694115339129972E-13 3.444229604840986E-12 2.581598517036863E-8 -1.099181297062982E-10 2.189660764713688E-9 1.022063090483209E-11
i 2.679829355476583E-16 2.887849799213464E-15 1.407004816487348E-11 -9.450009796743005E-12 1.022063090483209E-11 1.943188608573015E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 9.1   n/a MPO384785  
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. 2019-August); 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.]
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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