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49036 Pelion (1998 QM107)
Classification: Centaur          SPK-ID: 2049036
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Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 3 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1378609541427218 6.5916e-05  
a 19.96428436955724 0.0021497 au
q 17.21198907759345 0.00061958 au
i 9.349788049510957 0.00022413 deg
node 126.7913271355793 0.00044847 deg
peri 153.4282759765093 0.019099 deg
M 111.1520180018932 0.031327 deg
tp 2448940.594550684145
(1992-Nov-14.09455068)
1.2663 TDB
period 32582.09816480366
89.20
5.2624
0.01441
d
yr
n .01104901219617848 1.7846e-06 deg/d
Q 22.71657966152103 0.002446 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      65  
   data-arc span      2569 days (7.03 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-08-21  
   last obs. used      2005-09-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      4  
   norm. resid. RMS      .25628  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2017-Apr-05 18:00:40  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 16.1983 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 12.0125 au 
 T_jup = 4.089 
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Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 10.4   n/a MPO157272  

49036 Pelion           Discovered 1998 Aug. 21 by R. J. Whiteley and D. J. Tholen at Mauna Kea.
Pelion is the mountain in Thessaly where the Centaurs were said to live.
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Reference: 20030501/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-10-02
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