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 ]  
66873 (1999 VJ50)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2066873
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 20 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .1254827429482226 4.9434e-08  
a 2.792330130297441 1.8055e-08 au
q 2.44194088633075 1.3928e-07 au
i 4.556100300102646 6.0672e-06 deg
node 29.67867284328641 7.333e-05 deg
peri 16.66655464350695 7.8094e-05 deg
M 150.044985795831 2.6846e-05 deg
tp 2458290.157897028851
(2018-Jun-20.65789703)
0.00012473 TDB
period 1704.3099155448
4.67
1.653e-05
4.526e-08
d
yr
n .2112291882576546 2.0487e-09 deg/d
Q 3.142719374264132 2.0321e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      619  
   data-arc span      10166 days (27.83 yr)  
   first obs. used      1992-03-25  
   last obs. used      2020-01-24  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .61874  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2020-Feb-23 15:04:59  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.45175 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.241 au 
 T_jup = 3.312 
[ 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 15.0   n/a MPO426393  
diameter diameter 3.264 km 0.781 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.182   0.151 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2011ApJ...741...68M)  

66873 (1999 VJ50)          Discovered 1999-Nov-03 by LINEAR at Socorro
Reference: 20030910/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

[ show close-approach data ]
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2020-Mar-29 22:26 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin