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 ]  
78259 (2002 PB16)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2078259
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.


Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459200.5 (2020-Dec-17.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .08820150705538989 6.0252e-08  
a 2.977558259792991 2.4604e-08 au
q 2.714933133934025 1.7485e-07 au
i 2.096897358876634 8.7616e-06 deg
node 169.7873320404194 0.00016009 deg
peri 128.4600547101476 0.00017083 deg
M 214.548725502927 6.4793e-05 deg
tp 2459958.735054638906
(2023-Jan-14.23505464)
0.00034099 TDB
period 1876.67396256125
5.14
2.3261e-05
6.369e-08
d
yr
n .1918287391320113 2.3776e-09 deg/d
Q 3.240183385651957 2.6774e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      417  
   data-arc span      8594 days (23.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-07-02  
   last obs. used      2021-01-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59354  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 07:14:22  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = 1.69785 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.92254 au 
 T_jup = 3.254 
[ hide covariance matrix ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2456268.5 (2012-Dec-07.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 19 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .09152559078008153 5.9834e-08  
q 2.702712605122349 1.7422e-07 au
tp 2456195.384522964537
(2012-Sep-24.88452296)
0.00031431 TDB
node 169.9049066488581 0.00016082 deg
peri 126.3929658911334 0.00017072 deg
i 2.089624120545737 8.7507e-06 deg
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      417  
   data-arc span      8594 days (23.53 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-07-02  
   last obs. used      2021-01-11  
   planetary ephem.      DE431  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB431-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .59354  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Feb-24 07:14:22  

Additional Information
 Jupiter MOID = 1.92254 au 
 T_jup = 3.254 
Orbit Covariance (6×6)
  e q tp node peri i
e 3.580053464233295E-15 -1.034486671292584E-14 1.00084466156041E-11 2.194442187242525E-14 1.750716091581536E-12 -8.777379394796792E-17
q -1.034486671292584E-14 3.03510841410344E-14 -2.80553534522448E-11 -5.481881977112884E-14 -4.908514057691045E-12 8.71726985977854E-16
tp 1.00084466156041E-11 -2.80553534522448E-11 9.87879547345057E-8 2.070911624173682E-10 1.803521632517937E-8 -6.03164480051417E-12
node 2.194442187242525E-14 -5.481881977112884E-14 2.070911624173682E-10 2.586201451931223E-8 -2.580680783925508E-8 4.833949631156442E-10
peri 1.750716091581536E-12 -4.908514057691045E-12 1.803521632517937E-8 -2.580680783925508E-8 2.914387035905019E-8 -4.842218902076786E-10
i -8.777379394796792E-17 8.71726985977854E-16 -6.03164480051417E-12 4.833949631156442E-10 -4.842218902076786E-10 7.657460358691134E-11

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 MPO532022  

78259 (2002 PB16)          Discovered 2002-Aug-06 by NEAT at Palomar
Reference: 20040415/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-04-19

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 2002 PB16 = 1997 NQ7 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2021-Mar-01 03:43 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin