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 ]  
53468 Varros (2000 AC2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2053468
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457600.5 (2016-Jul-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 16 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .07025118762735807 3.9844e-08  
a 2.221401608604776 1.0938e-08 au
q 2.065345507402967 8.976e-08 au
i 2.756922325995704 4.1647e-06 deg
node 126.7559626657651 0.00012551 deg
peri 336.8532155990508 0.00013345 deg
M 7.612959559667148 4.5356e-05 deg
tp 2457574.926505763368
(2016-Jul-05.42650576)
0.00015233 JED
period 1209.313914389183
3.31
8.9322e-06
2.446e-08
d
yr
n .2976894549186045 2.1988e-09 deg/d
Q 2.377457709806585 1.1707e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      698  
   data-arc span      14259 days (39.04 yr)  
   first obs. used      1977-02-19  
   last obs. used      2016-03-05  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .50782  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2016-Mar-24 17:56:25  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.08096 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.69491 au 
 T_jup = 3.644 
[ 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 16.0 mag n/a MPO351212  

53468 Varros           Discovered 2000 Jan. 2 by S. Sposetti at Gnosca.
George Varros (b. 1959) is an amateur astronomer who helped NASA's Meteoroid Environment Office popularize lunar-meteoroid-impact monitoring by amateur astronomers, for the purpose of assessing the dangers to future astronauts during prolonged visits to the lunar surface.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20090409/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2009-04-10

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 2000 AC2 = 1977 DB7 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2016-May-06 18:46 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin