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 ]  
66863 (1999 VM43)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2066863
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]

[ 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 26 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .03870885545932315 4.1632e-08  
a 2.711352984684406 1.3228e-08 au
q 2.606399613901053 1.153e-07 au
i 5.29354866864779 5.5312e-06 deg
node 217.7381709784392 3.6065e-05 deg
peri 132.5098854133433 7.3938e-05 deg
M 340.3021677898096 6.5352e-05 deg
tp 2459485.726416527722
(2021-Sep-28.22641653)
0.00029619 TDB
period 1630.712943801112
4.46
1.1934e-05
3.267e-08
d
yr
n .2207623367242413 1.6156e-09 deg/d
Q 2.816306355467759 1.3741e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      1028  
   data-arc span      11217 days (30.71 yr)  
   first obs. used      1990-10-21  
   last obs. used      2021-07-07  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5526  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-09 10:44:06  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.60338 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.33586 au 
 T_jup = 3.356 
[ 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 14.93   n/a E2021B10  

66863 (1999 VM43)          Discovered 1999-Nov-01 by CSS at Catalina
Reference: 20030910/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2021-Jul-31 00:55 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin