Skip Page Navigation
NASA JPL Caltech
NASA Logo - Jet Propulsion Laboratory + View the NASA Portal
+ Near-Earth Object (NEO) Program
Search JPL
JPL Home Earth Solar System Stars & Galaxies Technology
JPL Solar System Dynamics
BODIES ORBITS EPHEMERIDES TOOLS PHYSICAL DATA DISCOVERY FAQ SITE MAP
JPL Small-Body Database Browser
Search: [ help ]  
2995 Taratuta (1978 QK)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2002995
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 13 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1356875565424987 4.1372e-08  
a 2.615643556305328 1.5995e-08 AU
q 2.260733273364127 1.1049e-07 AU
i 14.8363129122691 6.1889e-06 deg
node 169.7841799800617 1.7245e-05 deg
peri 329.2989315434558 2.7965e-05 deg
M 77.28588071039945 1.9705e-05 deg
tp 2456668.785903641210
(2014-Jan-11.28590364)
8.5153e-05 JED
period 1545.134422892019
4.23
1.4173e-05
3.88e-08
d
yr
n .2329894374666704 2.1372e-09 deg/d
Q 2.97055383924653 1.8166e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1146  
   data-arc span      21640 days (59.25 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-03-21  
   last obs. used      2014-06-19  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50433  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Oct-09 13:56:18  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.28398 AU 
 T_jup = 3.347 
[ show covariance matrix ]

Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 12.1 mag n/a MPO298981  
diameter diameter 16.59 km 1.2 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3
rotation period rot_per 6.6 h n/a Asteroid Lightcurve DataBase (Rev. 2014-Mar-01) Result based on fragmentary lightcurve(s), may be completely wrong.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2006) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.0704   0.011 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 3

2995 Taratuta (1978 QK)          Discovered 1978-Aug-31 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 1978 QK = 1951 JS = 1955 FD2 = 1955 FU = 1959 EE 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2014-Nov-29 06:10 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Donald K. Yeomans
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin