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65210 Stichius (2002 EG)
Classification: Jupiter Trojan          SPK-ID: 2065210
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .05440898923737138 8.1895e-08  
a 5.153096885440091 1.3114e-07 au
q 4.872722092461049 3.8044e-07 au
i 16.56043313052556 8.1689e-06 deg
node 27.35867888901409 2.1106e-05 deg
peri 149.7545077879139 6.569e-05 deg
M 185.8998293632999 6.36e-05 deg
tp 2461066.820025824278
(2026-Jan-26.32002582)
0.00079693 TDB
period 4272.685124755026
11.70
0.0001631
4.465e-07
d
yr
n .084256150286909 3.2163e-09 deg/d
Q 5.433471678419132 1.3828e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      554  
   data-arc span      10916 days (29.89 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-01-01  
   last obs. used      2019-11-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59878  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 06:55:43  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 3.88403 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .440574 au 
 T_jup = 2.915 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.0   n/a MPO257291  
diameter diameter 21.791 km 0.770 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...742...40G)  
rotation period rot_per 35.12 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Ryan, E.L.; Sharkey, B.N.L.; Woodward, C.E. (2017) Astron. J. 153, A116.]
[Szabo, Gy.M.; Pal, A.; Kiss, Cs.; Kiss, L.L.; et al. (2017) Astron. Astrophys. 599, A44.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.059   0.012 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[jupiter_trojans] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...742...40G)  

65210 Stichius           Discovered 2002 Mar. 2 by E. W. Elst and H. Debehogne at Uccle.
Stichius was a Greek warrior at Troy, who together with Menestheus, carried the body of Amphimachus back to the Archaen troops. This prevented Hektor from stealing Amphimachus's helm.
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Reference: 20120406/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2012-04-09
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