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

Significant website upgrade scheduled for September 27. More details available here.

JPL Small-Body Database Browser
Search: [ help ]  
85518 (1997 VC3)
Classification: Main-belt Asteroid          SPK-ID: 2085518
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]

[ show orbit diagram ]
Orbital Elements at Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Reference: JPL 25 (heliocentric ecliptic J2000)
 Element Value Uncertainty (1-sigma)   Units 
e .3200298188313767 2.9551e-08  
a 2.647016459624324 1.0431e-08 au
q 1.79989226160708 7.8287e-08 au
i 3.481664752591172 3.1569e-06 deg
node 236.669542906594 7.4259e-05 deg
peri 163.6767794855416 7.4538e-05 deg
M 181.4462167158188 8.2034e-06 deg
tp 2460176.689220389791
(2023-Aug-20.18922039)
3.912e-05 TDB
period 1573.016903782447
4.31
9.2984e-06
2.546e-08
d
yr
n .2288595876715315 1.3528e-09 deg/d
Q 3.494140657641569 1.377e-08 au
  Orbit Determination Parameters
   # obs. used (total)      949  
   data-arc span      8588 days (23.51 yr)  
   first obs. used      1997-11-06  
   last obs. used      2021-05-12  
   planetary ephem.      DE441  
   SB-pert. ephem.      SB441-N16  
   condition code      0  
   norm. resid. RMS      .5488  
   source      ORB  
   producer      Otto Matic  
   solution date      2021-Jul-08 23:26:20  

Additional Information
 Earth MOID = .807893 au 
 Jupiter MOID = 1.93665 au 
 T_jup = 3.315 
[ 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 15.34   n/a E2021B10  
diameter diameter 2.733 km 0.648 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  
geometric albedo albedo 0.216   0.184 urn:nasa:pds:neowise_diameters_albedos::2.0[mainbelt] (http://adsabs.harvard.edu/abs/2012ApJ...759L...8M)  

85518 (1997 VC3)          Discovered 1997-Nov-06 by Kobayashi, T. at Oizumi
Reference: 20040830/Numbers.arcLast Updated: 2004-09-06

[ show close-approach data ]
Alternate Designations
 1997 VC3 = 2001 MT11 
Ephemeris | Orbit Diagram | Orbital Elements | Mission Design | Physical Parameters | Discovery Circumstances | Close-Approach Data ]
ABOUT SSD CREDITS/AWARDS PRIVACY/COPYRIGHT GLOSSARY LINKS
FirstGov 2021-Sep-22 00:52 UT
(server date/time)  
NASA Home Page
Site Manager:   Ryan S. Park
Webmaster  Alan B. Chamberlin