Skip Page Navigation
NASA JPL Caltech
NASA Logo - Jet Propulsion Laboratory + View the NASA Portal
+ Center for Near-Earth Object Studies
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 ]  
D/1993 F2-W (Shoemaker-Levy 9)
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000203
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Close-Approach Data ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2449480.5 (1994-May-08.0) TDB
Reference: JPL W52 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2042822622598208 5.3341e-06  
a 6.759818852311391 4.6367e-05 au
q 5.378907764694635 3.7758e-06 au
i 5.758369877050352 3.9904e-05 deg
node 221.0772132764814 0.0001004 deg
peri 355.0561377415564 0.0014043 deg
M 2.039044744586265 0.00092858 deg
tp 2449444.139883245627
(1994-Apr-01.63988325)
0.016206 TDB
period 6419.497201485028
17.58
0.066049
0.0001808
d
yr
n .05607915833606422 5.7698e-07 deg/d
Q 8.140729939928148 5.5839e-05 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   planetary ephem.      DE403  
   source      ORB  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 4.37234 au 
 Jupiter MOID = .00482856 au 
 T_jup = 2.990 
 not valid before 1992-Jul-15.00000000 
 not valid after 1994-Jul-22.33680555 
 Valid 1992-Jul-15_00:00 to 1994-Jul-22_08:05 UTC ERT 
[ show covariance matrix ]

Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Close-Approach Data ]

no physical parameters available

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 1994.2   D/1993 F2-W   1994 X   1993e 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2020-Sep-29 21:51 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin