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 ]  
3985 Raybatson (1985 CX)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2003985
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 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 41 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09834843577056908 2.3975e-08  
a 2.849735273257034 1.207e-08 au
q 2.569468266771989 6.6e-08 au
i 16.28622566131943 4.5662e-07 deg
node 83.93964177017669 2.9521e-06 deg
peri 151.7508998224666 1.264e-05 deg
M 123.5548570608971 1.0764e-05 deg
tp 2458793.437219534338
(2019-Nov-05.93721953)
5.188e-05 TDB
period 1757.135301128907
4.81
1.1163e-05
3.056e-08
d
yr
n .2048789297948262 1.3016e-09 deg/d
Q 3.130002279742078 1.3257e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2514  
   data-arc span      25213 days (69.03 yr)  
   first obs. used      1952-06-12  
   last obs. used      2021-06-23  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .37829  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 13:32:46  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.56617 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.93943 au 
 T_jup = 3.240 
[ 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 11.52   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 19.631 km 0.186 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2014ApJ...791..121M)  
rotation period rot_per 4.298 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2020-October); 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. (2005) Observatoire de Geneve web site, http://obswww.unige.ch/~behrend/page_cou.html]
geometric albedo albedo 0.106   0.018 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
SMASSII spectral type spec_B X   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)

3985 Raybatson (1985 CX)          Discovered 1985-Feb-12 by Shoemaker, C. at Palomar
Reference: DISCOVERY.DBLast Updated: 2003-08-29

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 1985 CX = 1952 KQ = 1952 LF = 1970 AF = 1978 WJ 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2021-Jul-29 23:06 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin