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52767 Ophelestes (1998 MW41)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2052767
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .02546479670026612 5.4236e-08  
a 5.294677553679587 1.1242e-07 au
q 5.159849666181674 3.5857e-07 au
i 12.8028587660169 5.531e-06 deg
node 98.46621596217726 2.6755e-05 deg
peri 199.4677398026583 0.00016479 deg
M 297.4318448849214 0.00016668 deg
tp 2459973.907805261356
(2023-Jan-29.40780526)
0.0020647 TDB
period 4449.976339912709
12.18
0.00014172
3.88e-07
d
yr
n .0808993065358774 2.5765e-09 deg/d
Q 5.4295054411775 1.1528e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      822  
   data-arc span      17038 days (46.65 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-06-18  
   last obs. used      2021-02-09  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55618  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-13 10:47:55  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.14405 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0486832 au 
 T_jup = 2.949 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.83   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 25.070 km 0.842 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...742...40G)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.045   0.010 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...742...40G)  

52767 Ophelestes           Discovered 1998 June 28 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Ophelestes, a Trojan warrior, was killed by an arrow of Teucer, who was causing much havoc with his bow amongst the ranks of the Trojans.
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Reference: 20120406/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-04-09

Alternate Designations
 1998 MW41 = 1989 XV1 
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