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 ]  
6969 Santaro (1991 VF5)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2006969
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 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .031441232336948 3.5052e-08  
a 2.198429740234664 6.6791e-09 au
q 2.12930839999549 7.8005e-08 au
i 7.107868073256782 2.9742e-06 deg
node 148.6636572574253 3.5499e-05 deg
peri 305.0983864802082 7.3583e-05 deg
M 108.5574365758965 6.4152e-05 deg
tp 2458241.475247532165
(2018-May-02.97524753)
0.00021194 TDB
period 1190.603932491148
3.26
5.4258e-06
1.486e-08
d
yr
n .3023675549657877 1.3779e-09 deg/d
Q 2.267551080473838 6.889e-09 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      2218  
   data-arc span      16367 days (44.81 yr)  
   first obs. used      1974-07-19  
   last obs. used      2019-05-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .44011  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2019-May-30 01:24:01  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.1542 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 2.76175 au 
 T_jup = 3.656 
[ 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 13.4   n/a MPO384818  
diameter diameter 6.177 km 0.204 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.243   0.020 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

6969 Santaro           Discovered 1991 Nov. 4 by S. Otomo at Kiyosato.
Santaro Harada (b. 1913) is a Japanese astronomer and optical engineer living in Nagano prefecture. The name was suggested by Y. Saigusa.
NOTE: some special characters may not display properly (any characters within {} are an attempt to place the proper accent above a character)
Reference: 20000523/MPCPages.arcLast Updated: 2013-03-29

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 1991 VF5 = 1974 OQ1 = 1983 EL3 
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-21 23:14 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin