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5120 Bitias (1988 TZ1)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2005120
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 30 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1117351272301897 6.3645e-08  
a 5.270912249941311 1.159e-07 au
q 4.681966199074953 3.7541e-07 au
i 25.00424218528936 6.3392e-06 deg
node 295.9093192997785 1.4441e-05 deg
peri 23.65142598509241 3.4446e-05 deg
M 263.3749452092601 3.6811e-05 deg
tp 2460186.854162852715
(2023-Aug-30.35416285)
0.00047296 TDB
period 4420.049225865045
12.10
0.00014579
3.992e-07
d
yr
n .08144705671904472 2.6864e-09 deg/d
Q 5.859858300807669 1.2885e-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 = 3.6806 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .417564 au 
 T_jup = 2.800 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.3   n/a MPO473837  
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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