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 ]  
38 Leda (A856 AA)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2000038
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.


Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 112 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1545581906416658 2.6813e-08  
a 2.738864106687538 5.0876e-09 au
q 2.31555022594451 7.1845e-08 au
i 6.971268462675305 5.1357e-07 deg
node 295.7220954565041 3.1636e-06 deg
peri 169.2458199648446 4.7097e-06 deg
M 135.4826342211952 3.5541e-06 deg
tp 2458577.432232327115
(2019-Apr-03.93223233)
1.5563e-05 TDB
period 1655.595181268981
4.53
4.6131e-06
1.263e-08
d
yr
n .217444459897538 6.0588e-10 deg/d
Q 3.162177987430566 5.8739e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2997  
   data-arc span      60143 days (164.66 yr)  
   first obs. used      1856-01-29  
   last obs. used      2020-09-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .42442  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Apr-12 10:11:30  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.33265 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.97525 au 
 T_jup = 3.323 
[ 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 8.55   n/a E2021B10 IRAS observations used: 25
diameter diameter 92.255 km 0.490 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 12.838 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); Warner et al., 2009 Published Reference List:
[De Young, J.A.; Schmidt, R.E. (1996) Minor Planet Bull. 23, 44.]
[Pilcher, F. (2009) Minor Planet Bull. 36, 25-27.]
[Pilcher, F. (2010) Minor Planet Bull. 37, 119-122.]
[Pilcher, F. (2011) Minor Planet Bull. 38, 183-185.]
[Franco, L.; Pilcher, F.; Durech, J. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 229-231.]
[Pilcher, F. (2013) Minor Planet Bull. 40, 33.]
geometric albedo albedo 0.055   0.007 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
B-V BV 0.726   0.021 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=4; phase (min.=4.56, mean=11.52, max.=18.34) deg.
U-B UB 0.419   0.030 EAR-A-5-DDR-UBV-MEAN-VALUES-V1.2 #obs=4; phase (min.=4.56, mean=11.52, max.=18.34) deg.
Tholen spectral type spec_T C   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 used 7 color indices; used ground-based radiometric albedo
SMASSII spectral type spec_B Cgh   n/a EAR-A-5-DDR-TAXONOMY-V4.0 based on a high-resolution spectrum by Xu et al. (1995) or Bus and Binzel (2002)

38 Leda (A856 AA)          Discovered 1856-Jan-12 by Chacornac, J. at Paris
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 A856 AA = 1949 QO2 = A904 SF 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2021-Apr-20 08:54 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin