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52767 Ophelestes (1998 MW41)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2052767
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 22 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .0248685793645649 6.0017e-08  
a 5.298004875182089 1.2195e-07 au
q 5.166251020469772 3.7233e-07 au
i 12.8025281327992 6.5949e-06 deg
node 98.46739532115353 2.7384e-05 deg
peri 197.9751932677368 0.00020041 deg
M 250.3335333413317 0.00020523 deg
tp 2459957.370210017090
(2023-Jan-12.87021002)
0.0025551 TDB
period 4454.17173078533
12.19
0.00015379
4.211e-07
d
yr
n .08082310736064215 2.7906e-09 deg/d
Q 5.429758729894407 1.2498e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      677  
   data-arc span      16393 days (44.88 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-06-18  
   last obs. used      2019-05-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58281  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 04:47:50  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.15133 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0435326 au 
 T_jup = 2.949 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.8   n/a MPO436153  
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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