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55702 Thymoitos (1302 T-3)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2055702
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 24 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03108177330864051 6.7153e-08  
a 5.226437986711444 1.3764e-07 au
q 5.063991025996812 3.064e-07 au
i 9.343740129134321 5.9998e-06 deg
node 254.553069999949 3.4539e-05 deg
peri 192.8373645879171 0.00011829 deg
M 151.5129630764266 0.00011171 deg
tp 2457163.731510498649
(2015-May-21.23151050)
0.0013363 TDB
period 4364.22496659209
11.95
0.0001724
4.72e-07
d
yr
n .08248887322623853 3.2586e-09 deg/d
Q 5.388884947426077 1.4192e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      568  
   data-arc span      15536 days (42.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-11  
   last obs. used      2020-04-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .52657  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 10:58:49  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.08081 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0238313 au 
 T_jup = 2.972 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.2   n/a MPO319740  
diameter diameter 19.959 km 1.103 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...742...40G)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.077   0.016 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...742...40G)  

55702 Thymoitos           Discovered 1977 Oct. 17 by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on Palomar Schmidt plates taken by T. Gehrels.
Thymoitos was one of the wisest old men and a member of the Trojan senate.
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Reference: 20030806/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02

Alternate Designations
 1302 T-3 = 2000 SV328 
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