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 ]  
3009 Coventry (1973 SM2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003009
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457000.5 (2014-Dec-09.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 14 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2054549492787929 6.4201e-08  
a 2.196140151499556 9.1828e-09 AU
q 1.744932288064094 1.4099e-07 AU
i 4.559099835021702 6.7182e-06 deg
node 8.488174924459841 6.788e-05 deg
peri 316.5977325247418 6.8808e-05 deg
M 254.044488999289 1.2958e-05 deg
tp 2457350.372295665421
(2015-Nov-23.87229567)
4.3399e-05 JED
period 1188.744457461079
3.25
7.4558e-06
2.041e-08
d
yr
n .3028405287111818 1.8994e-09 deg/d
Q 2.647348014935018 1.1069e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1206  
   data-arc span      14882 days (40.74 yr)  
   first obs. used      1973-09-22  
   last obs. used      2014-06-21  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .536  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2015-Mar-09 13:45:37  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .737456 AU 
 T_jup = 3.637 
[ show covariance matrix ]

Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]

Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 13.7 mag n/a MPO253382  
diameter diameter 6.08 km 0.6 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2
geometric albedo albedo 0.1096   0.024 IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0 IRAS observations used: 2

3009 Coventry (1973 SM2)          Discovered 1973-Sep-22 by Chernykh, N. at Nauchnyj
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

Alternate Designations
 1973 SM2 = 1979 JB = 1982 FV3 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2015-Mar-31 20:48 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin