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 ]  
6088 Hoshigakubo (1988 UH)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006088
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.


[ revert to old Java-based viewer ]

Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459000.5 (2020-May-31.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 29 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1189532421029621 3.9763e-08  
a 3.090612690177865 1.643e-08 au
q 2.72297429059665 1.2284e-07 au
i 3.749452026876292 4.4933e-06 deg
node 202.2248835741638 5.7323e-05 deg
peri 334.3673063662448 5.9473e-05 deg
M 158.3364044306229 1.6795e-05 deg
tp 2458127.642033723412
(2018-Jan-09.14203372)
9.0597e-05 TDB
period 1984.564882533093
5.43
1.5825e-05
4.333e-08
d
yr
n .1813999648832327 1.4465e-09 deg/d
Q 3.458251089759079 1.8384e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1940  
   data-arc span      24272 days (66.45 yr)  
   first obs. used      1953-05-18  
   last obs. used      2019-10-31  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .49391  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-22 17:54:13  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.72765 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.51351 au 
 T_jup = 3.211 
[ 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 12.7   n/a MPO309197  
rotation period rot_per 12.520 h n/a LCDB (Rev. 2019-August); 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:
[Waszczak, A.; Chang, C.-K.; Ofeck, E.O.; Laher, F.; et al. (2015) Astron. J. 150, A75.]

6088 Hoshigakubo           Discovered 1988 Oct. 18 by T. Seki at Geisei.
The name refers to a section of low ground at Choja, a mountainous place in the western part of Kochi prefecture. Legend has it that a meteorite fell there in olden times. Now there is a pond 20 meters across.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 19961224/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2003-09-26

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 1988 UH = 1977 UJ5 = 1990 DZ6 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2020-Apr-04 00:39 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin