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 ]  
461260 (2015 XB42)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2461260
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 9 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .2482297912727402 6.7881e-08  
a 3.099250556933675 5.8019e-08 au
q 2.329924238084105 2.1608e-07 au
i 6.983364671583344 1.243e-05 deg
node 213.4656007990156 7.4367e-05 deg
peri 135.829086853138 8.0296e-05 deg
M 345.0074471797166 3.399e-05 deg
tp 2459083.495882191227
(2020-Aug-21.99588219)
0.00018974 TDB
period 1992.890600219801
5.46
5.5962e-05
1.532e-07
d
yr
n .1806421285545201 5.0725e-09 deg/d
Q 3.868576875783245 7.2421e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      64  
   data-arc span      5345 days (14.63 yr)  
   first obs. used      2004-10-13  
   last obs. used      2019-06-02  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .64885  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-26 12:38:29  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.33041 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.6447 au 
 T_jup = 3.163 
[ 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 16.8   n/a MPO477196  

461260 (2015 XB42)          Discovered 2004-Oct-13 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak
Reference: Last Updated: 2016-02-25

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 2015 XB42 = 2004 VC3 = 2013 HB150 
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-01 08:53 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin