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37519 Amphios (3040 T-3)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2037519
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .00632710183436487 5.701e-08  
a 5.209135229894829 1.0774e-07 au
q 5.176176500826307 3.583e-07 au
i 25.45157345284778 7.937e-06 deg
node 30.36451517878414 1.1745e-05 deg
peri 290.2315270604694 0.0007113 deg
M 276.386885508111 0.00071517 deg
tp 2460009.099560767191
(2023-Mar-05.59956077)
0.0086328 TDB
period 4342.570469748634
11.89
0.00013473
3.689e-07
d
yr
n .08290020910606852 2.572e-09 deg/d
Q 5.242093958963352 1.0843e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1269  
   data-arc span      15544 days (42.56 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-07  
   last obs. used      2020-04-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52088  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 08:26:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.19901 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .231628 au 
 T_jup = 2.806 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.1   n/a MPO474231  
diameter diameter 33.076 km 0.621 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 50.93 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; French, L.M. (2015) Minor Planet Bull. 42, 216-224.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.077   0.011 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

37519 Amphios           Discovered 1977 Oct. 16 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Amphios, one of the allies of Priam, was killed by Ajax. Ajax killed Amphios mainly to get his beautiful armor. But a mountain of spears prevented Ajax from getting the armor.
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Reference: 20030318/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 3040 T-3 = 2000 QK66 
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