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5120 Bitias (1988 TZ1)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2005120
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .111949397668831 6.3656e-08  
a 5.26942809821239 1.1547e-07 au
q 4.679518796558299 3.7536e-07 au
i 25.00437523848551 6.3391e-06 deg
node 295.9081700805808 1.4443e-05 deg
peri 23.79830564069513 3.4412e-05 deg
M 279.5428296105607 3.706e-05 deg
tp 2460187.929061934297
(2023-Aug-31.42906193)
0.00047239 TDB
period 4418.182501021761
12.10
0.00014523
3.976e-07
d
yr
n .0814814688883371 2.6784e-09 deg/d
Q 5.85933739986648 1.284e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1406  
   data-arc span      11621 days (31.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-09-14  
   last obs. used      2020-07-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45326  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:46:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.67636 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .419463 au 
 T_jup = 2.800 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456943.5 (2014-Oct-13.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1105390360859854 6.3776e-08  
q 4.696416309654404 3.7712e-07 au
tp 2455769.718815414227
(2011-Jul-27.21881541)
0.00041218 TDB
node 295.8846655204475 1.4443e-05 deg
peri 24.16865473987233 3.4667e-05 deg
i 24.98898906544626 6.3352e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1406  
   data-arc span      11621 days (31.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-09-14  
   last obs. used      2020-07-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45326  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Nov-13 03:46:01  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = .419463 au 
 T_jup = 2.800 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 4.067439297553531E-15 -2.316817878793515E-14 5.024077516374994E-12 -3.459435513107593E-15 2.9540304156684E-13 2.348106656863257E-15
q -2.316817878793515E-14 1.422206036530363E-13 -1.373318947358778E-11 2.9044286027358E-14 -2.996178326045587E-13 -6.403433875257889E-15
tp 5.024077516374994E-12 -1.373318947358778E-11 1.698946588451605E-7 -3.749252989504854E-11 1.306181217795673E-8 6.571757883371928E-12
node -3.459435513107593E-15 2.9044286027358E-14 -3.749252989504854E-11 2.085873329298049E-10 -1.912751068440891E-10 2.269772763203591E-11
peri 2.9540304156684E-13 -2.996178326045587E-13 1.306181217795673E-8 -1.912751068440891E-10 1.20178444600687E-9 -1.997376166933345E-11
i 2.348106656863257E-15 -6.403433875257889E-15 6.571757883371928E-12 2.269772763203591E-11 -1.997376166933345E-11 4.013441732156055E-11

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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.32   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 47.987 km 0.547 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 15.21 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Stephens, R.D.; French, L.M.; Davitt, C.; Coley, D.R. (2014) Minor Planet Bull. 41, 95-100.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.122   0.031 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

5120 Bitias (1988 TZ1)          Discovered 1988-Oct-13 by Shoemaker, C. S. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29
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