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48252 (2001 TL212)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2048252
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 17 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02000774665040303 8.6671e-08  
a 5.139328782171474 1.3897e-07 au
q 5.036502393944663 4.3428e-07 au
i 15.5626396754087 8.6181e-06 deg
node 225.9609478859815 2.1937e-05 deg
peri 154.5363403293383 0.00018908 deg
M 204.3907022676293 0.00018897 deg
tp 2460839.963064662735
(2025-Jun-13.46306466)
0.0022715 TDB
period 4255.572854120198
11.65
0.00017261
4.726e-07
d
yr
n .08459495638794011 3.4313e-09 deg/d
Q 5.242155170398285 1.4175e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      490  
   data-arc span      13620 days (37.29 yr)  
   first obs. used      1982-01-23  
   last obs. used      2019-05-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .60441  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 04:37:23  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.04687 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0479545 au 
 T_jup = 2.927 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.3   n/a MPO439421  

48252 (2001 TL212)          Discovered 2001-Oct-13 by NEAT at Palomar
Reference: 20020921/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

Alternate Designations
 2001 TL212 = 1997 LZ11 
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