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5041 Theotes (1973 SW1)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2005041
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03498596716807844 2.2768e-08  
a 5.193348681099354 7.5105e-08 au
q 5.011654354650029 1.5077e-07 au
i 10.57960293038841 8.2286e-07 deg
node 29.88924516867099 2.3701e-06 deg
peri 104.4533049554826 4.2382e-05 deg
M 274.2338663955543 4.4111e-05 deg
tp 2460426.371361326830
(2024-Apr-25.87136133)
0.00054321 TDB
period 4322.84486307356
11.84
9.3774e-05
2.567e-07
d
yr
n .08327849168846613 1.8065e-09 deg/d
Q 5.375043007548679 7.7733e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1865  
   data-arc span      24712 days (67.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-12-10  
   last obs. used      2021-08-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46777  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 11:03:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.04456 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .289082 au 
 T_jup = 2.965 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457298.5 (2015-Oct-03.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 36 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03655688520878991 2.2752e-08  
q 4.989304348684731 1.4831e-07 au
tp 2456138.924542787596
(2012-Jul-30.42454279)
0.00046593 TDB
node 29.90129608981541 2.3707e-06 deg
peri 106.4344920492652 4.0545e-05 deg
i 10.58984530683817 8.2364e-07 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1865  
   data-arc span      24712 days (67.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-12-10  
   last obs. used      2021-08-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .46777  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Aug-25 11:03:03  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = .289082 au 
 T_jup = 2.965 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 5.176546304983136E-16 -2.960624744096957E-15 1.440534953304248E-12 -4.348628384433373E-15 6.300763325126046E-14 -2.5021791931219E-15
q -2.960624744096957E-15 2.199594931012827E-14 9.346966668690423E-12 1.111809403549275E-14 1.252691456421252E-12 9.316275899299744E-15
tp 1.440534953304248E-12 9.346966668690423E-12 2.170871565115319E-7 -5.934089996502364E-10 1.882220600890395E-8 -2.036079869307203E-10
node -4.348628384433373E-15 1.111809403549275E-14 -5.934089996502364E-10 5.620155310680225E-12 -5.369274296404297E-11 1.128871316855031E-12
peri 6.300763325126046E-14 1.252691456421252E-12 1.882220600890395E-8 -5.369274296404297E-11 1.643907599846217E-9 -1.777643784730227E-11
i -2.5021791931219E-15 9.316275899299744E-15 -2.036079869307203E-10 1.128871316855031E-12 -1.777643784730227E-11 6.783877713162676E-13

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.83   n/a E2021B10  
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. 2020-October); 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.]
[Pal, A.; Szakats, R.; Kiss, C.; Bodi, A.; et al. (2019) Ap. J. Supl. Ser. 247, id.26.]
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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