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
IMPORTANT: The SSD Announcement email list is now available. Major changes are coming in the near future, including possible hostname and/or URL changes. To be notified of such changes, subscribe to this email list.

Please visit this page for more details.


JPL Small-Body Database Browser
Search: [ help ]  
173907 (2001 VK2)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2173907
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 11 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1726334111684121 7.1237e-08  
a 3.149201650595133 3.5271e-08 au
q 2.605544227195701 2.3212e-07 au
i 18.91722092727135 8.448e-06 deg
node 52.13899259819401 2.0957e-05 deg
peri 359.9930974501486 2.9677e-05 deg
M 48.83999804953407 2.2489e-05 deg
tp 2458323.568556383303
(2018-Jul-24.06855638)
0.00012496 TDB
period 2041.263793681946
5.59
3.4294e-05
9.389e-08
d
yr
n .1763613312077843 2.9629e-09 deg/d
Q 3.692859073994565 4.136e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      326  
   data-arc span      6324 days (17.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      2001-09-17  
   last obs. used      2019-01-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .71237  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 10:16:53  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.61617 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.70285 au 
 T_jup = 3.102 
[ show covariance matrix ]

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

Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.9   n/a MPO325668  

173907 (2001 VK2)          Discovered 2001-Nov-10 by Dyvig, R. at Badlands
Reference: 20080122/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2008-01-28

[ show close-approach data ]
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2019-Dec-07 02:13 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin