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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 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .111949434609869 4.0152e-08  
a 5.26942809410906 1.1102e-07 au
q 4.67951859825619 2.4587e-07 au
i 25.00437353876504 2.2495e-06 deg
node 295.9081611588651 4.3477e-06 deg
peri 23.79836201805679 2.062e-05 deg
M 279.5427814650037 2.768e-05 deg
tp 2460187.929651658305
(2023-Aug-31.42965166)
0.00036027 TDB
period 4418.18249586107
12.10
0.00013962
3.823e-07
d
yr
n .08148146898351213 2.575e-09 deg/d
Q 5.859337589961929 1.2344e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1465  
   data-arc span      11853 days (32.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-09-14  
   last obs. used      2021-02-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44974  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 17:10:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.67636 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .419464 au 
 T_jup = 2.800 
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456997.5 (2014-Dec-06.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 32 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1104742285431894 4.0026e-08  
q 4.696684792128692 2.4491e-07 au
tp 2455769.491421796618
(2011-Jul-26.99142180)
0.00028507 TDB
node 295.8843662038774 4.3477e-06 deg
peri 24.15627257731346 2.0796e-05 deg
i 24.9891054709306 2.2482e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1465  
   data-arc span      11853 days (32.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1988-09-14  
   last obs. used      2021-02-26  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44974  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 17:10:25  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = .419464 au 
 T_jup = 2.800 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 1.602056647949423E-15 -8.953576632515034E-15 3.09664677716037E-12 1.157667433575722E-15 8.707386575505156E-14 -1.143024132847742E-14
q -8.953576632515034E-15 5.997970481629565E-14 -5.347478451356086E-12 -1.787120955529875E-16 6.924287137047202E-13 6.649707414202638E-14
tp 3.09664677716037E-12 -5.347478451356086E-12 8.126376922866867E-8 2.361615321862687E-10 5.683404190741071E-9 -3.107976854756248E-11
node 1.157667433575722E-15 -1.787120955529875E-16 2.361615321862687E-10 1.890273501835299E-11 1.682893191361025E-12 -9.365335027300189E-12
peri 8.707386575505156E-14 6.924287137047202E-13 5.683404190741071E-9 1.682893191361025E-12 4.324682111156262E-10 6.020329027144335E-12
i -1.143024132847742E-14 6.649707414202638E-14 -3.107976854756248E-11 -9.365335027300189E-12 6.020329027144335E-12 5.054269481172037E-12

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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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