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  • Elements and Ephemeris for (9) Metis

    Orbital Elements

    The following orbital elements are taken from MPO 25662
         (9) Metis
    Epoch 2010 July 23.0 TT = JDT 2455400.5                 Goffin
    M 141.42944              (2000.0)            P               Q
    n   0.26737617     Peri.    6.26642     +0.25567258     -0.96250304
    a   2.3862774      Node    68.94869     +0.88271693     +0.19417253
    e   0.1223679      Incl.    5.57477     +0.39426179     +0.18943316
    P   3.69           H    6.28          G   0.17           U   0
    From 2131 observations at 96 oppositions, 1822-2001, mean residual 0".54.
    
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    Ephemeris

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    Date    TT    R. A. (2000) Decl.     Delta      r     Elong.  Phase     V
    2011 04 27    20 37 28.7 -22 05 06   2.4308  2.6336    90.2    22.5    11.4
    2011 04 28    20 38 28.0 -22 03 51   2.4169  2.6330    90.9    22.5    11.3
    2011 04 29    20 39 26.4 -22 02 40   2.4031  2.6323    91.7    22.5    11.3
    2011 04 30    20 40 23.7 -22 01 32   2.3892  2.6316    92.4    22.5    11.3
    2011 05 01    20 41 20.0 -22 00 29   2.3754  2.6310    93.2    22.5    11.3
    2011 05 02    20 42 15.3 -21 59 30   2.3616  2.6303    93.9    22.5    11.3
    2011 05 03    20 43 09.5 -21 58 35   2.3477  2.6296    94.7    22.5    11.3
    2011 05 04    20 44 02.7 -21 57 45   2.3339  2.6289    95.5    22.4    11.3
    2011 05 05    20 44 54.8 -21 56 59   2.3202  2.6282    96.2    22.4    11.3
    2011 05 06    20 45 45.9 -21 56 18   2.3064  2.6275    97.0    22.4    11.2
    2011 05 07    20 46 35.8 -21 55 42   2.2927  2.6268    97.8    22.4    11.2
    2011 05 08    20 47 24.5 -21 55 11   2.2790  2.6261    98.6    22.3    11.2
    2011 05 09    20 48 12.2 -21 54 45   2.2653  2.6254    99.3    22.3    11.2
    2011 05 10    20 48 58.7 -21 54 24   2.2516  2.6247   100.1    22.2    11.2
    2011 05 11    20 49 44.1 -21 54 08   2.2380  2.6240   100.9    22.2    11.2
    2011 05 12    20 50 28.2 -21 53 58   2.2244  2.6233   101.7    22.1    11.2
    2011 05 13    20 51 11.2 -21 53 53   2.2109  2.6225   102.5    22.1    11.1
    2011 05 14    20 51 53.0 -21 53 54   2.1974  2.6218   103.3    22.0    11.1
    2011 05 15    20 52 33.5 -21 54 00   2.1840  2.6211   104.1    22.0    11.1
    2011 05 16    20 53 12.8 -21 54 13   2.1706  2.6203   105.0    21.9    11.1
    2011 05 17    20 53 50.9 -21 54 31   2.1572  2.6196   105.8    21.8    11.1
    2011 05 18    20 54 27.7 -21 54 55   2.1439  2.6188   106.6    21.7    11.1
    2011 05 19    20 55 03.2 -21 55 26   2.1307  2.6181   107.4    21.6    11.0
    2011 05 20    20 55 37.4 -21 56 03   2.1175  2.6173   108.3    21.5    11.0
    2011 05 21    20 56 10.3 -21 56 46   2.1043  2.6166   109.1    21.4    11.0
    2011 05 22    20 56 41.9 -21 57 36   2.0913  2.6158   110.0    21.3    11.0
    2011 05 23    20 57 12.1 -21 58 32   2.0783  2.6150   110.8    21.2    11.0
    2011 05 24    20 57 40.9 -21 59 35   2.0653  2.6142   111.7    21.1    10.9
    2011 05 25    20 58 08.3 -22 00 45   2.0525  2.6135   112.5    21.0    10.9
    2011 05 26    20 58 34.3 -22 02 02   2.0397  2.6127   113.4    20.8    10.9
    2011 05 27    20 58 58.8 -22 03 26   2.0270  2.6119   114.2    20.7    10.9
    2011 05 28    20 59 21.9 -22 04 57   2.0144  2.6111   115.1    20.6    10.9
    2011 05 29    20 59 43.5 -22 06 35   2.0018  2.6103   116.0    20.4    10.9
    2011 05 30    21 00 03.6 -22 08 21   1.9894  2.6095   116.9    20.3    10.8
    2011 05 31    21 00 22.2 -22 10 14   1.9771  2.6087   117.8    20.1    10.8
    2011 06 01    21 00 39.3 -22 12 14   1.9648  2.6079   118.7    19.9    10.8
    2011 06 02    21 00 54.8 -22 14 21   1.9526  2.6071   119.6    19.8    10.8
    2011 06 03    21 01 08.8 -22 16 36   1.9406  2.6062   120.5    19.6    10.8
    2011 06 04    21 01 21.2 -22 18 58   1.9287  2.6054   121.4    19.4    10.7
    2011 06 05    21 01 32.0 -22 21 28   1.9168  2.6046   122.3    19.2    10.7
    2011 06 06    21 01 41.2 -22 24 05   1.9051  2.6038   123.3    19.0    10.7
    2011 06 07    21 01 48.8 -22 26 50   1.8935  2.6029   124.2    18.8    10.7
    2011 06 08    21 01 54.7 -22 29 42   1.8820  2.6021   125.1    18.6    10.7
    2011 06 09    21 01 59.1 -22 32 42   1.8707  2.6012   126.1    18.4    10.6
    2011 06 10    21 02 01.7 -22 35 49   1.8595  2.6004   127.0    18.2    10.6
    2011 06 11    21 02 02.8 -22 39 03   1.8484  2.5995   128.0    17.9    10.6
    2011 06 12    21 02 02.1 -22 42 25   1.8375  2.5987   129.0    17.7    10.6
    2011 06 13    21 01 59.8 -22 45 54   1.8267  2.5978   129.9    17.4    10.6
    2011 06 14    21 01 55.9 -22 49 30   1.8160  2.5969   130.9    17.2    10.5
    2011 06 15    21 01 50.2 -22 53 13   1.8055  2.5961   131.9    16.9    10.5
    2011 06 16    21 01 42.8 -22 57 04   1.7952  2.5952   132.9    16.7    10.5
    2011 06 17    21 01 33.8 -23 01 01   1.7850  2.5943   133.9    16.4    10.5
    2011 06 18    21 01 23.0 -23 05 05   1.7749  2.5934   134.8    16.1    10.4
    2011 06 19    21 01 10.5 -23 09 17   1.7650  2.5926   135.9    15.8    10.4
    2011 06 20    21 00 56.3 -23 13 35   1.7553  2.5917   136.9    15.5    10.4
    2011 06 21    21 00 40.3 -23 17 59   1.7458  2.5908   137.9    15.3    10.4
    2011 06 22    21 00 22.6 -23 22 30   1.7364  2.5899   138.9    14.9    10.4
    2011 06 23    21 00 03.2 -23 27 07   1.7272  2.5890   139.9    14.6    10.3
    2011 06 24    20 59 42.1 -23 31 51   1.7182  2.5881   141.0    14.3    10.3
    2011 06 25    20 59 19.2 -23 36 40   1.7094  2.5871   142.0    14.0    10.3
    2011 06 26    20 58 54.6 -23 41 35   1.7007  2.5862   143.0    13.7    10.3
    2011 06 27    20 58 28.3 -23 46 35   1.6923  2.5853   144.1    13.3    10.2
    2011 06 28    20 58 00.3 -23 51 41   1.6840  2.5844   145.1    13.0    10.2
    2011 06 29    20 57 30.6 -23 56 52   1.6760  2.5835   146.2    12.6    10.2
    2011 06 30    20 56 59.2 -24 02 07   1.6682  2.5825   147.3    12.3    10.2
    2011 07 01    20 56 26.1 -24 07 27   1.6605  2.5816   148.3    11.9    10.1
    2011 07 02    20 55 51.4 -24 12 51   1.6531  2.5806   149.4    11.6    10.1
    2011 07 03    20 55 15.2 -24 18 19   1.6459  2.5797   150.5    11.2    10.1
    2011 07 04    20 54 37.3 -24 23 50   1.6390  2.5788   151.5    10.8    10.1
    2011 07 05    20 53 57.8 -24 29 25   1.6322  2.5778   152.6    10.5    10.0
    2011 07 06    20 53 16.9 -24 35 02   1.6257  2.5768   153.7    10.1    10.0
    2011 07 07    20 52 34.4 -24 40 42   1.6194  2.5759   154.8     9.7    10.0
    2011 07 08    20 51 50.5 -24 46 23   1.6133  2.5749   155.9     9.3    10.0
    2011 07 09    20 51 05.2 -24 52 06   1.6075  2.5740   156.9     8.9    10.0
    2011 07 10    20 50 18.5 -24 57 51   1.6019  2.5730   158.0     8.5     9.9
    2011 07 11    20 49 30.5 -25 03 36   1.5966  2.5720   159.1     8.1     9.9
    2011 07 12    20 48 41.2 -25 09 22   1.5915  2.5710   160.2     7.7     9.9
    2011 07 13    20 47 50.6 -25 15 08   1.5866  2.5700   161.2     7.3     9.9
    2011 07 14    20 46 58.8 -25 20 54   1.5820  2.5691   162.3     6.9     9.8
    2011 07 15    20 46 05.9 -25 26 39   1.5777  2.5681   163.3     6.5     9.8
    2011 07 16    20 45 11.9 -25 32 23   1.5736  2.5671   164.4     6.1     9.8
    2011 07 17    20 44 16.9 -25 38 06   1.5697  2.5661   165.4     5.7     9.8
    2011 07 18    20 43 20.8 -25 43 47   1.5662  2.5651   166.4     5.4     9.7
    2011 07 19    20 42 23.8 -25 49 26   1.5628  2.5641   167.3     5.0     9.7
    2011 07 20    20 41 26.0 -25 55 02   1.5598  2.5631   168.3     4.6     9.7
    2011 07 21    20 40 27.3 -26 00 35   1.5569  2.5620   169.1     4.3     9.7
    2011 07 22    20 39 27.9 -26 06 05   1.5544  2.5610   170.0     4.0     9.6
    2011 07 23    20 38 27.8 -26 11 31   1.5521  2.5600   170.7     3.7     9.6
    2011 07 24    20 37 27.1 -26 16 53   1.5501  2.5590   171.3     3.4     9.6
    2011 07 25    20 36 25.8 -26 22 10   1.5483  2.5580   171.8     3.2     9.6
    2011 07 26    20 35 24.1 -26 27 22   1.5469  2.5569   172.2     3.1     9.6
    2011 07 27    20 34 22.0 -26 32 29   1.5456  2.5559   172.4     3.0     9.6
    2011 07 28    20 33 19.6 -26 37 30   1.5447  2.5548   172.4     3.0     9.6
    2011 07 29    20 32 17.0 -26 42 25   1.5440  2.5538   172.2     3.1     9.6
    2011 07 30    20 31 14.1 -26 47 14   1.5436  2.5528   171.8     3.2     9.6
    2011 07 31    20 30 11.3 -26 51 56   1.5435  2.5517   171.3     3.4     9.6
    2011 08 01    20 29 08.4 -26 56 31   1.5436  2.5506   170.7     3.7     9.6
    2011 08 02    20 28 05.6 -27 00 59   1.5440  2.5496   170.0     4.0     9.6
    2011 08 03    20 27 03.0 -27 05 19   1.5447  2.5485   169.2     4.3     9.6
    2011 08 04    20 26 00.7 -27 09 31   1.5456  2.5475   168.3     4.6     9.6
    2011 08 05    20 24 58.7 -27 13 35   1.5468  2.5464   167.3     5.0     9.7
    2011 08 06    20 23 57.1 -27 17 31   1.5482  2.5453   166.4     5.4     9.7
    2011 08 07    20 22 56.0 -27 21 18   1.5500  2.5443   165.4     5.8     9.7
    2011 08 08    20 21 55.5 -27 24 57   1.5519  2.5432   164.3     6.2     9.7
    2011 08 09    20 20 55.7 -27 28 27   1.5542  2.5421   163.3     6.6     9.7
    2011 08 10    20 19 56.5 -27 31 48   1.5566  2.5410   162.2     7.0     9.8
    2011 08 11    20 18 58.2 -27 35 00   1.5594  2.5399   161.2     7.4     9.8
    2011 08 12    20 18 00.7 -27 38 03   1.5624  2.5388   160.1     7.8     9.8
    2011 08 13    20 17 04.1 -27 40 56   1.5656  2.5377   159.0     8.2     9.8
    2011 08 14    20 16 08.5 -27 43 41   1.5691  2.5366   157.9     8.6     9.9
    2011 08 15    20 15 14.0 -27 46 17   1.5728  2.5355   156.8     9.0     9.9
    2011 08 16    20 14 20.6 -27 48 43   1.5767  2.5344   155.7     9.4     9.9
    2011 08 17    20 13 28.3 -27 51 00   1.5809  2.5333   154.6     9.9     9.9
    2011 08 18    20 12 37.3 -27 53 07   1.5853  2.5322   153.5    10.3     9.9
    2011 08 19    20 11 47.5 -27 55 06   1.5900  2.5311   152.5    10.7    10.0
    2011 08 20    20 10 59.1 -27 56 55   1.5949  2.5300   151.4    11.1    10.0
    2011 08 21    20 10 12.0 -27 58 35   1.6000  2.5288   150.3    11.4    10.0
    2011 08 22    20 09 26.4 -28 00 05   1.6053  2.5277   149.2    11.8    10.0
    2011 08 23    20 08 42.3 -28 01 27   1.6108  2.5266   148.1    12.2    10.0
    2011 08 24    20 07 59.7 -28 02 39   1.6166  2.5254   147.0    12.6    10.1
    2011 08 25    20 07 18.7 -28 03 43   1.6225  2.5243   145.9    13.0    10.1
    2011 08 26    20 06 39.3 -28 04 37   1.6287  2.5232   144.8    13.3    10.1
    2011 08 27    20 06 01.6 -28 05 23   1.6351  2.5220   143.8    13.7    10.1
    2011 08 28    20 05 25.6 -28 06 00   1.6416  2.5209   142.7    14.1    10.1
    2011 08 29    20 04 51.3 -28 06 28   1.6484  2.5197   141.6    14.4    10.2
    2011 08 30    20 04 18.7 -28 06 48   1.6554  2.5186   140.6    14.7    10.2
    2011 08 31    20 03 48.0 -28 06 59   1.6625  2.5174   139.5    15.1    10.2
    2011 09 01    20 03 19.0 -28 07 02   1.6698  2.5163   138.5    15.4    10.2
    2011 09 02    20 02 51.9 -28 06 56   1.6774  2.5151   137.4    15.7    10.2
    2011 09 03    20 02 26.7 -28 06 43   1.6850  2.5139   136.4    16.1    10.3
    2011 09 04    20 02 03.3 -28 06 22   1.6929  2.5128   135.4    16.4    10.3
    2011 09 05    20 01 41.8 -28 05 53   1.7009  2.5116   134.4    16.7    10.3
    2011 09 06    20 01 22.2 -28 05 16   1.7091  2.5104   133.3    17.0    10.3
    2011 09 07    20 01 04.6 -28 04 32   1.7174  2.5093   132.3    17.3    10.3
    2011 09 08    20 00 48.8 -28 03 41   1.7259  2.5081   131.3    17.6    10.4
    2011 09 09    20 00 34.9 -28 02 42   1.7345  2.5069   130.3    17.8    10.4
    2011 09 10    20 00 23.0 -28 01 37   1.7433  2.5057   129.3    18.1    10.4
    2011 09 11    20 00 12.9 -28 00 24   1.7522  2.5045   128.3    18.4    10.4
    2011 09 12    20 00 04.8 -27 59 05   1.7613  2.5033   127.4    18.6    10.4
    2011 09 13    19 59 58.5 -27 57 40   1.7704  2.5021   126.4    18.9    10.5
    2011 09 14    19 59 54.2 -27 56 07   1.7797  2.5009   125.4    19.1    10.5
    2011 09 15    19 59 51.7 -27 54 29   1.7892  2.4997   124.4    19.4    10.5
    2011 09 16    19 59 51.1 -27 52 44   1.7987  2.4985   123.5    19.6    10.5
    2011 09 17    19 59 52.4 -27 50 53   1.8084  2.4973   122.5    19.8    10.5
    2011 09 18    19 59 55.6 -27 48 56   1.8182  2.4961   121.6    20.1    10.5
    2011 09 19    20 00 00.6 -27 46 53   1.8281  2.4949   120.7    20.3    10.6
    2011 09 20    20 00 07.5 -27 44 44   1.8381  2.4937   119.7    20.5    10.6
    2011 09 21    20 00 16.2 -27 42 29   1.8482  2.4925   118.8    20.7    10.6
    2011 09 22    20 00 26.8 -27 40 09   1.8584  2.4913   117.9    20.9    10.6
    2011 09 23    20 00 39.2 -27 37 43   1.8687  2.4900   117.0    21.1    10.6
    2011 09 24    20 00 53.3 -27 35 12   1.8791  2.4888   116.1    21.2    10.6
    2011 09 25    20 01 09.3 -27 32 35   1.8896  2.4876   115.2    21.4    10.7
    2011 09 26    20 01 27.0 -27 29 53   1.9002  2.4864   114.3    21.6    10.7
    2011 09 27    20 01 46.5 -27 27 05   1.9108  2.4851   113.4    21.7    10.7
    2011 09 28    20 02 07.8 -27 24 12   1.9216  2.4839   112.5    21.9    10.7
    2011 09 29    20 02 30.8 -27 21 14   1.9324  2.4826   111.6    22.0    10.7
    2011 09 30    20 02 55.5 -27 18 11   1.9432  2.4814   110.7    22.2    10.7
    2011 10 01    20 03 21.8 -27 15 03   1.9542  2.4802   109.9    22.3    10.8
    2011 10 02    20 03 49.9 -27 11 50   1.9652  2.4789   109.0    22.4    10.8
    2011 10 03    20 04 19.6 -27 08 32   1.9762  2.4777   108.1    22.6    10.8
    2011 10 04    20 04 50.9 -27 05 09   1.9874  2.4764   107.3    22.7    10.8
    2011 10 05    20 05 23.8 -27 01 41   1.9985  2.4752   106.4    22.8    10.8
    2011 10 06    20 05 58.3 -26 58 09   2.0097  2.4739   105.6    22.9    10.8
    2011 10 07    20 06 34.4 -26 54 32   2.0210  2.4727   104.8    23.0    10.8
    2011 10 08    20 07 12.0 -26 50 50   2.0323  2.4714   103.9    23.1    10.9
    2011 10 09    20 07 51.0 -26 47 04   2.0437  2.4701   103.1    23.2    10.9
    2011 10 10    20 08 31.6 -26 43 13   2.0551  2.4689   102.3    23.3    10.9
    2011 10 11    20 09 13.6 -26 39 17   2.0665  2.4676   101.5    23.4    10.9
    2011 10 12    20 09 57.1 -26 35 18   2.0779  2.4663   100.7    23.4    10.9
    2011 10 13    20 10 41.9 -26 31 13   2.0894  2.4651    99.9    23.5    10.9
    2011 10 14    20 11 28.2 -26 27 04   2.1009  2.4638    99.1    23.6    10.9
    2011 10 15    20 12 15.8 -26 22 51   2.1125  2.4625    98.3    23.6    10.9
    2011 10 16    20 13 04.7 -26 18 33   2.1240  2.4612    97.5    23.7    11.0
    2011 10 17    20 13 55.0 -26 14 11   2.1356  2.4599    96.7    23.7    11.0
    2011 10 18    20 14 46.6 -26 09 44   2.1472  2.4587    95.9    23.8    11.0
    2011 10 19    20 15 39.5 -26 05 13   2.1588  2.4574    95.1    23.8    11.0
    2011 10 20    20 16 33.6 -26 00 37   2.1705  2.4561    94.4    23.8    11.0
    2011 10 21    20 17 29.0 -25 55 57   2.1821  2.4548    93.6    23.9    11.0
    2011 10 22    20 18 25.5 -25 51 12   2.1937  2.4535    92.8    23.9    11.0
    2011 10 23    20 19 23.3 -25 46 23   2.2054  2.4522    92.1    23.9    11.0
    2011 10 24    20 20 22.3 -25 41 29   2.2171  2.4509    91.3    23.9    11.0
    2011 10 25    20 21 22.5 -25 36 31   2.2287  2.4496    90.6    24.0    11.1