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 ]  
437937 (2002 QX59)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2437937
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 8 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .180153779795623 6.6745e-08  
a 2.209355322489816 1.7473e-08 au
q 1.811331610231698 1.5487e-07 au
i 4.738916361205192 7.9223e-06 deg
node 280.6695511070857 6.8734e-05 deg
peri 64.93935398026726 7.5944e-05 deg
M 18.34065919196091 3.0263e-05 deg
tp 2458539.390431357990
(2019-Feb-24.89043136)
0.00010035 TDB
period 1199.490404399776
3.28
1.4229e-05
3.896e-08
d
yr
n .3001274530246398 3.5604e-09 deg/d
Q 2.607379034747934 2.0621e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      74  
   data-arc span      5778 days (15.82 yr)  
   first obs. used      2002-08-16  
   last obs. used      2018-06-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5962  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Jul-13 16:54:35  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .809049 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.80412 au 
 T_jup = 3.633 
[ 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 18.4   n/a MPO456080  

437937 (2002 QX59)          Discovered 2002-Aug-16 by NEAT at Palomar
Reference: Last Updated: 2015-07-06
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2019-Dec-11 18:12 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin