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 ]  
524522 (2002 VE68)
Classification: Aten [NEO, PHA]          SPK-ID: 2524522
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

[ hide orbit diagram ]

For accurate long-term ephemerides, please instead use our Horizons system.This orbit viewer was implemented using two-body methods, and hence should not be used for determining accurate long-term trajectories (over several years or decades) or planetary encounter circumstances.


[ revert to old Java-based viewer ]

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 82 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .4101122394027768 1.3898e-08  
a .7236901923637028 5.1584e-10 au
q .4268959869395983 1.0135e-08 au
i 9.034162453924498 4.268e-06 deg
node 231.4960461960971 5.2904e-06 deg
peri 355.4340010194119 9.4312e-06 deg
M 85.80135854965179 1.8286e-05 deg
tp 2458546.905636071706
(2019-Mar-04.40563607)
1.1421e-05 TDB
period 224.8678965033031
0.62
2.4043e-07
6.583e-10
d
yr
n 1.600939954515526 1.7117e-09 deg/d
Q 1.020484397787807 7.2739e-10 au

Additional Model Parameters
 Parameter Value Uncertainty (1-sigma) 
A2 [EST] -5.821701042334639E-14 1.126E-15
ALN [SET] 1. n/a
NK [SET] 0. n/a
NM [SET] 2. n/a
R0 [SET] 1. n/a
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      597  
   # delay obs. used      4  
   # Doppler obs. used      6  
   data-arc span      5866 days (16.06 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-11-11  
   last obs. used      2018-12-03  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .2832  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 10:49:12  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .0262449 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 3.96371 au 
 T_jup = 7.862 
[ 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 20.5   n/a MPO264928  
rotation period rot_per 13.50 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[Pravec, P.; Wolf, M.; Sarounova, L. (2002) http://www.asu.cas.cz/~ppravec/neo.htm]
[Hicks, M.; Mayes, D.; Barajas, T. (2010) Astronomer's Telegram 3073. http://www.astronomerstelegram.org]

524522 (2002 VE68)          Discovered 2002-Nov-11 by LONEOS at Anderson Mesa
Reference: Last Updated: 2019-05-29

[ 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-08 06:06 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin