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 ]  
3815 Konig (1959 GG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003815
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 33 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1057212350371289 4.2725e-08  
a 2.570319121282204 1.0574e-08 au
q 2.298581809340702 1.0761e-07 au
i 8.643264684134563 4.4561e-06 deg
node 197.2322987732348 2.5707e-05 deg
peri 10.04361948045226 3.1644e-05 deg
M 201.3848153345502 2.0095e-05 deg
tp 2459263.664481712151
(2021-Feb-18.16448171)
8.5118e-05 TDB
period 1505.147277796396
4.12
9.2882e-06
2.543e-08
d
yr
n .2391792519646691 1.476e-09 deg/d
Q 2.842056433223707 1.1692e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2314  
   data-arc span      23591 days (64.59 yr)  
   first obs. used      1955-04-27  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .45772  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-03 20:54:09  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.29517 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.11822 au 
 T_jup = 3.406 
[ 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 12.4   n/a MPO458868  
diameter diameter 20.129 km 0.134 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
rotation period rot_per 6.239 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-January); Warner et al., 2009 Result based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.
Published Reference List:
[Behrend, R. (2017) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.056   0.003 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

3815 Konig (1959 GG)          Discovered 1959-Apr-15 by Konig, A. and Jakisch, G. at Heidelberg
and W. Wenzel.
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 1959 GG = 1955 HJ = 1959 GT = 1959 JD = 1967 EL = 1967 GR = 1969 VZ = 1977 UZ = 1981 RT3 = 1985 TC2 
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-05 23:01 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin