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 ]  
159P/LONEOS
Classification: Jupiter-family Comet          SPK-ID: 1000470
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Close-Approach Data ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457109.5 (2015-Mar-28.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 53 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3820989021800687 1.2605e-07  
a 5.860074268884335 9.2442e-08 au
q 3.620946324049962 7.2929e-07 au
i 23.46278910999589 1.2508e-05 deg
node 55.06609189367903 2.9201e-05 deg
peri 4.872245545610074 6.9381e-05 deg
M 279.9492732369376 2.9494e-05 deg
tp 2458261.668202745791
(2018-May-23.16820275)
0.00042818 TDB
period 5181.471421442181
14.19
0.00012261
3.357e-07
d
yr
n .06947833360813938 1.644e-09 deg/d
Q 8.099202213718709 1.2776e-07 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      866  
   data-arc span      11098 days (30.38 yr)  
   first obs. used      1989-12-17  
   last obs. used      2020-05-06  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .55348  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-15 23:27:42  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 2.63342 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.34497 au 
 T_jup = 2.687 
[ show covariance matrix ]

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

Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
comet total magnitude M1 12.9   0.9 53 2 parameter fit from 540 observations, autocmod 2.9c
comet total magnitude slope K1 4.5   n/a 53 autocmod 2.9c

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 Perihelion 
Year
(est.)
 New-Style 
Desig
Roman
 Numeral 
Year/
 Letter 
 2004.2   159P/2003 UD16       
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2021-Apr-23 15:48 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin