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 ]  
106537 McCarthy (2000 WB63)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2106537
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 5 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1442870142855863 7.4932e-08  
a 2.310543143141455 2.8614e-08 AU
q 1.97716177163954 1.8025e-07 AU
i 7.764395805648872 1.2415e-05 deg
node 59.87314315774289 6.0989e-05 deg
peri 270.4199305656184 7.7752e-05 deg
M 72.21356154324346 5.3282e-05 deg
tp 2456743.172729060242
(2014-Mar-26.67272906)
0.00018797 JED
period 1282.831307009264
3.51
2.383e-05
6.524e-08
d
yr
n .2806292596953281 5.213e-09 deg/d
Q 2.64392451464337 3.2743e-08 AU
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      209  
   data-arc span      5555 days (15.21 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-05-13  
   last obs. used      2014-07-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-BIG16  
   condition code      0  
   fit RMS      .7181  
   data source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2014-Aug-13 16:11:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .985591 AU 
 T_jup = 3.559 
[ 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 16.3 mag n/a MPO264086  

106537 McCarthy           Discovered 2000 Nov. 23 by J. Medkeff at Junk Bond Observatory.
Robynn McCarthy (a.k.a. "Swoopy") produces and co-hosts Skepticality, a podcast talk show that promotes science and skeptical thinking. Her sense of humor and accurate reporting have inspired and informed thousands of listeners.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20060413/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-04-17

Alternate Designations
 2000 WB63 = 1999 KY2 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2014-Sep-01 07:28 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Donald K. Yeomans
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin