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 ]  
347845 (2002 QA68)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2347845
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 7 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08793118138424842 9.6948e-08  
a 2.731592981889384 3.4496e-08 au
q 2.491400783930929 2.6408e-07 au
i 2.646178430952493 8.6543e-06 deg
node 269.6893813184903 0.00025911 deg
peri 64.56187281988298 0.00026879 deg
M 336.3056994834717 7.7691e-05 deg
tp 2459109.033498100272
(2020-Sep-16.53349810)
0.00035689 TDB
period 1649.006658324541
4.51
3.1237e-05
8.552e-08
d
yr
n .2183132482714017 4.1355e-09 deg/d
Q 2.97178517984784 3.7529e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      92  
   data-arc span      7503 days (20.54 yr)  
   first obs. used      1998-10-24  
   last obs. used      2019-05-10  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .69146  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-25 23:30:04  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.48259 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.31814 au 
 T_jup = 3.347 
[ 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 17.1   n/a MPO434191  

347845 (2002 QA68)          Discovered 2002-Aug-28 by NEAT at Palomar
Reference: 20121228/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2013-01-02

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 2002 QA68 = 2007 TH176 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2020-Jun-03 04:45 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin