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 ]  
8262 Carcich (1985 RG)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2008262
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2080235462895746 3.5002e-08  
a 2.418609220501537 6.3733e-09 au
q 1.915481553364144 8.4189e-08 au
i .9864068592158381 4.0707e-06 deg
node 10.4083302554682 0.0001629 deg
peri 11.38207656881362 0.0001631 deg
M 63.27211866891805 6.6482e-06 deg
tp 2458759.033515389828
(2019-Oct-02.53351539)
2.5434e-05 TDB
period 1373.874248063776
3.76
5.4305e-06
1.487e-08
d
yr
n .2620327155177076 1.0357e-09 deg/d
Q 2.92173688763893 7.6991e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1790  
   data-arc span      12662 days (34.67 yr)  
   first obs. used      1985-08-23  
   last obs. used      2020-04-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49789  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-May-20 02:55:44  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .918488 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.53777 au 
 T_jup = 3.485 
[ show covariance matrix ]

Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]

Physical Parameter Table
Parameter Symbol Value Units Sigma Reference Notes
absolute magnitude H 14.7   n/a MPO502231  

8262 Carcich           Discovered 1985 Sept. 14 by E. Bowell at the Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory.
Named in honor of Brian T. Carcich (b. 1956), developer of innovative computer software at Cornell University. Carcich has been responsible for developing key software used to acquire remote sensing data on spacecraft missions to minor planets and comets, including NEAR, Galileo and CONTOUR. Name suggested and citation provided by J. Veverka.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 19990728/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2010-06-11

Alternate Designations
 1985 RG = 1989 UB2 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2020-Jul-16 13:35 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin