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55702 Thymoitos (1302 T-3)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2055702
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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 .03214414558552982 6.7979e-08  
a 5.2226107284349 1.4114e-07 au
q 5.054734368843539 3.0869e-07 au
i 9.345066519430812 6.2277e-06 deg
node 254.5498190962848 3.6878e-05 deg
peri 192.8838988327929 0.0001292 deg
M 118.3676842186389 0.00012052 deg
tp 2457167.122569416492
(2015-May-24.62256942)
0.0014525 TDB
period 4359.432039380965
11.94
0.00017672
4.838e-07
d
yr
n .08257956466529058 3.3475e-09 deg/d
Q 5.390487088026262 1.4567e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      544  
   data-arc span      15186 days (41.58 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-10-11  
   last obs. used      2019-05-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .53146  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 05:08:03  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.07152 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .0317187 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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