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58931 Palmys (1998 MK47)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2058931
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1000328201269372 6.2623e-08  
a 5.259359692699067 1.1398e-07 au
q 4.733251110576438 3.8698e-07 au
i 16.40998281827541 5.1712e-06 deg
node 119.5681863338315 2.1229e-05 deg
peri 134.2973554149422 3.5948e-05 deg
M 342.335286445864 3.0339e-05 deg
tp 2459416.673192319262
(2021-Jul-21.17319232)
0.00037167 TDB
period 4405.525682397103
12.06
0.00014322
3.921e-07
d
yr
n .08171556040143645 2.6564e-09 deg/d
Q 5.785468274821696 1.2538e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1084  
   data-arc span      10216 days (27.97 yr)  
   first obs. used      1993-01-21  
   last obs. used      2021-01-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .51634  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 19:23:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.73954 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .221358 au 
 T_jup = 2.909 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 11.65   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 27.753 km 0.623 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  
rotation period rot_per 11.33218 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 sidereal period (not synodic); Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Durech, J.; Hanus, J.; Ali-Lagoa, V. (2018) Astron. Astrophys. 617, A57.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.058   0.009 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759...49G)  

58931 Palmys           Discovered 1998 June 28 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.
Palmys, a Trojan fighting for the relief of the city of Troy set off for the centre of the battlefield, with a group of other Trojans from Ascania.
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Reference: 20120406/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-04-09

Alternate Designations
 1998 MK47 = 2000 SZ348 
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