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

Significant website upgrade scheduled for September 27. More details available here.

JPL Small-Body Database Browser
Search: [ help ]  
216953 (1999 VS172)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2216953
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1849999631256036 5.6804e-08  
a 3.102829996153188 2.3352e-08 au
q 2.528806561279831 1.8644e-07 au
i 4.573561463234339 4.5956e-06 deg
node 297.2208389632384 6.7297e-05 deg
peri 83.72491496309513 6.9342e-05 deg
M 24.17969789368532 1.4305e-05 deg
tp 2459262.413897148340
(2021-Feb-16.91389715)
7.8986e-05 TDB
period 1996.34409159445
5.47
2.2537e-05
6.17e-08
d
yr
n .1803296343129272 2.0357e-09 deg/d
Q 3.676853431026545 2.7672e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      583  
   data-arc span      8148 days (22.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-08-17  
   last obs. used      2020-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4769  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 03:34:21  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.53597 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.84114 au 
 T_jup = 3.190 
[ hide covariance matrix ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2457812.5 (2017-Feb-28.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1912428961734431 5.7194e-08  
q 2.505941706297477 1.8907e-07 au
tp 2457262.194030192112
(2015-Aug-27.69403019)
6.988e-05 TDB
node 297.634854155438 6.7751e-05 deg
peri 82.81587106558241 6.949e-05 deg
i 4.560204122924358 4.5885e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      583  
   data-arc span      8148 days (22.31 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-08-17  
   last obs. used      2020-12-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .4769  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 03:34:21  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.84114 au 
 T_jup = 3.190 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.271150162820778E-15 -1.077400442253128E-14 -1.073779161949368E-12 -2.47290540204468E-15 -2.446763924120866E-13 -6.103254333956765E-15
q -1.077400442253128E-14 3.574858316516702E-14 3.245697946522994E-12 1.158751556973865E-14 7.575638564697368E-13 2.105185028066817E-14
tp -1.073779161949368E-12 3.245697946522994E-12 4.883204605043727E-9 -1.519266073276015E-11 1.113748870322631E-9 1.856893532064034E-12
node -2.47290540204468E-15 1.158751556973865E-14 -1.519266073276015E-11 4.590225369317781E-9 -4.579644577189926E-9 1.323877764041045E-10
peri -2.446763924120866E-13 7.575638564697368E-13 1.113748870322631E-9 -4.579644577189926E-9 4.828850115062319E-9 -1.316174409496677E-10
i -6.103254333956765E-15 2.105185028066817E-14 1.856893532064034E-12 1.323877764041045E-10 -1.316174409496677E-10 2.10545152198621E-11

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 15.37   n/a E2021B55  

216953 (1999 VS172)          Discovered 1999-Nov-14 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20090806/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2009-08-09

[ hide close-approach data ]
Close-Approach Data   ...sorted by Date/Time (TDB)
Date/Time (TDB) Time Uncertainty
(days_HH:MM)
Body Nominal Distance (au) Minimum Distance (au) Maximum Distance (au) V-relative (km/s) V-infinity (km/s) JD (TDB) Time Uncertainty (minutes) Semi-major axis (km) Semi-minor axis (km) range-LOV angle (deg) N-sigma BP Orbit Ref. Reference Modified
1958-Oct-07 22:41 00:02 Jupiter 1.84332669205322 1.84332622293086 1.84332716117537 1.75783564202521 1.47342155106504 2436484.445336124 2.21253017178663 74.6878507709125 45.560402028551 64.0846904083637 2035478.26396717 T 19 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-09 03:34:23 2021-Jul-09 03:34
1968-Sep-09 19:37 00:02 Jupiter 1.91853363792752 1.91853282891213 1.91853444694389 2.28299139534569 2.08063938001955 2440109.317290046 1.70862143292407 137.292351253611 17.5326984210636 -84.1555518612886 1990891.33578856 T 19 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-09 03:34:23 2021-Jul-09 03:34
2019-Jul-10 11:34 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.99116153800663 1.99116095035302 1.99116212566013 3.07001445316003 2.92817458972395 2458674.982024019 0.345397046612261 59.4636712633019 20.4121616923669 87.253097166844 2373065.7507486 T 19 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-09 03:34:23 2021-Jul-09 03:34
2029-Jun-20 06:25 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.82389956456065 1.82389903090445 1.82390009821644 1.5827886710618 1.25555409314461 2462307.767618639 0.631883469498777 93.1127753700194 66.3400819900859 -38.7625137192771 1805633.29972143 T 19 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-09 03:34:23 2021-Jul-09 03:34
2039-May-29 23:09 < 00:01 Jupiter 1.99828614483898 1.99828544523353 1.99828684444421 2.79293029525111 2.63679932181562 2465938.464562522 0.987437448578012 82.0439734962902 21.4302977868616 -89.1797077728778 1942801.31592308 T 19 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-09 03:34:23 2021-Jul-09 03:34
2090-Mar-29 04:29 00:03 Jupiter 1.90843708419439 1.90843617940295 1.90843798898627 2.50990918282864 2.32636694951001 2484504.686747705 2.69292227810527 117.378090349573 14.889236030259 86.6428610089876 1667585.72327535 T 19 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-09 03:34:23 2021-Jul-09 03:34
2100-Mar-03 14:26 00:03 Jupiter 1.84087745140902 1.84087685429259 1.8408780485266 1.64134412849457 1.33183059910722 2488131.101507811 3.23369194931444 156.552245340291 55.3019422909294 -72.9658811019215 2024921.19588095 T 19 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-09 03:34:23 2021-Jul-09 03:34
2160-Dec-14 11:25 00:05 Jupiter 1.84776804935342 1.84776697445781 1.84776912425343 2.06036504879502 1.82436236327913 2510331.975603092 5.38253596840778 235.649791159707 20.8770345378838 70.0168856694346 1766823.89684584 T 19 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-09 03:34:23 2021-Jul-09 03:34
2170-Nov-15 17:51 00:06 Jupiter 1.8907612887577 1.89076000599296 1.89076257154704 1.92428176551673 1.6753808779922 2513955.243924462 5.88721600385083 422.659247104945 25.9834159255161 -79.1915777556988 2181496.11668945 T 19 CATAB v2.0g-lin.ifort 2021-Jul-09 03:34:23 2021-Jul-09 03:34
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2021-Sep-21 04:49 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin