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46676 (1996 RF29)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2046676
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .116495959538047 4.2e-08  
a 5.156826503135907 8.5444e-08 au
q 4.556077051481858 2.1885e-07 au
i 11.52572795341367 5.5859e-06 deg
node 173.6185832786879 2.2672e-05 deg
peri 73.05198179077803 3.5341e-05 deg
M 61.23516862289746 2.4341e-05 deg
tp 2457872.936967400520
(2017-Apr-29.43696740)
0.00028781 TDB
period 4277.324577136431
11.71
0.00010631
2.911e-07
d
yr
n .08416476082369499 2.0918e-09 deg/d
Q 5.757575954789956 9.5398e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      935  
   data-arc span      23566 days (64.52 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-04-21  
   last obs. used      2019-10-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55712  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Nov-07 06:28:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.56645 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .306385 au 
 T_jup = 2.947 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.0   n/a MPO365798  
diameter diameter 18.107 km 1.442 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...742...40G)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.103   0.027 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...742...40G)  

46676 (1996 RF29)          Discovered 1996-Sep-11 by Uppsala-DLR Trojan Survey at La Silla
Reference: 20020921/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 1996 RF29 = 1997 TH29 
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