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 ]  
59388 Monod (1999 FU19)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2059388
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2458600.5 (2019-Apr-27.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 27 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1200492694588271 3.8037e-08  
a 2.397242260015466 1.0063e-08 au
q 2.109455077984782 8.8936e-08 au
i 4.134793010039775 5.0408e-06 deg
node 47.1554610947961 5.6341e-05 deg
peri 204.6687613537283 6.0004e-05 deg
M 94.13393107372764 2.1786e-05 deg
tp 2458246.005085616095
(2018-May-07.50508562)
8.1698e-05 TDB
period 1355.708486010774
3.71
8.5362e-06
2.337e-08
d
yr
n .2655438124897443 1.672e-09 deg/d
Q 2.685029442046151 1.1271e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      958  
   data-arc span      7555 days (20.68 yr)  
   first obs. used      1999-03-23  
   last obs. used      2019-11-28  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .58626  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-Dec-14 06:10:00  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.09583 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.3427 au 
 T_jup = 3.515 
[ 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 15.4   n/a MPO347917  
diameter diameter 1.970 km 0.175 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.345   0.041 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

59388 Monod           Discovered 1999 Mar. 24 by M. M. M. Santangelo at Monte Agliale.
Jacques Monod (1910-1976) was a French biologist who received the Nobel prize in 1965 for his work on the synthesis of proteins. He wrote also about epistemology, as in his book Chance and necessity (1970).
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20060413/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2006-04-17

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 1999 FU19 = 2000 QK144 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2020-Jan-28 18:27 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin