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5041 Theotes (1973 SW1)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2005041
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03487770381450412 4.7221e-08  
a 5.189769961092733 8.2207e-08 au
q 5.008762701524329 2.7298e-07 au
i 10.58297559853816 6.2398e-06 deg
node 29.88837038923377 2.5057e-05 deg
peri 105.6499442025913 9.2354e-05 deg
M 240.0077703779983 9.1314e-05 deg
tp 2460439.865905497443
(2024-May-09.36590550)
0.0011109 TDB
period 4318.377345028245
11.82
0.00010261
2.809e-07
d
yr
n .08336464630967662 1.9808e-09 deg/d
Q 5.370777220661135 8.5074e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1613  
   data-arc span      24425 days (66.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-12-10  
   last obs. used      2020-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48044  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:46:39  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.04046 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .286872 au 
 T_jup = 2.965 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457090.5 (2015-Mar-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 28 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03667137373867032 4.7395e-08  
q 4.987197951670123 2.7327e-07 au
tp 2456133.815025566561
(2012-Jul-25.31502557)
0.00101 TDB
node 29.90493173439711 2.505e-05 deg
peri 105.9505236519525 8.8085e-05 deg
i 10.59185079374057 6.2444e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1613  
   data-arc span      24425 days (66.87 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-12-10  
   last obs. used      2020-10-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .48044  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:46:39  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = .286872 au 
 T_jup = 2.965 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 2.246304329044276E-15 -1.242296930277169E-14 1.49886682403609E-11 1.552026582448438E-15 1.245538732249313E-12 2.382377904556488E-16
q -1.242296930277169E-14 7.467529359567071E-14 -4.690941062188296E-11 -3.997982614440334E-16 -3.773521619934479E-12 -4.967561172758584E-17
tp 1.49886682403609E-11 -4.690941062188296E-11 1.020164277990337E-6 1.25639608628606E-10 8.533925383621869E-8 2.406702447925731E-12
node 1.552026582448438E-15 -3.997982614440334E-16 1.25639608628606E-10 6.275188737020396E-10 -6.059139476779971E-10 -5.877219540651494E-11
peri 1.245538732249313E-12 -3.773521619934479E-12 8.533925383621869E-8 -6.059139476779971E-10 7.75900012937707E-9 5.795970132494131E-11
i 2.382377904556488E-16 -4.967561172758584E-17 2.406702447925731E-12 -5.877219540651494E-11 5.795970132494131E-11 3.899231821472716E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.7   n/a MPO293477  
diameter diameter 41.899 km 0.412 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 6.52 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[French, L.M.; Stephens, R.D.; Coley, D.R.; Wasserman, L.H.; et al. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 198-203.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.058   0.007 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

5041 Theotes (1973 SW1)          Discovered 1973-Sep-19 by van Houten and Gehrels at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1973 SW1 = 1989 CJ2 
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