Asteroids with Satellites Database--Johnston's Archive

2006 JV58

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 17 August 2019

--Orbital and physical data--

(See this page for definitions of quantities; source codes in brackets, see this link for full references; *A, *D, and *E indicate assumed, derived, and estimated values, respectively.)

dynamical type, primary: TNO, Cubewano

orbital data, primary (osculating elements) [JPL] :
semimajor axis a: 45.348 AU
orbital period P: 305.38 yr
(= 111540 d)
eccentricity e: 0.06844
perihelion distance q: 42.2442 AU
aphelion distance Q: 48.451 AU
inclination i: 0.318636°
argument of perihelion ω: 95.4°
ascending node Ω: 144.15°
mean anomaly M: 11.1°
perihelion passage TP: 2009 Nov 27.2
Epoch: 2019 Apr 27
data arc: 2004-2015 (28 obs.)
Earth MOID: 41.2319 AU
Jupiter Tisserand invariant TJ: 6.005

orbital data, secondary:
semimajor axis as: 4340 ± 50 km (separation) [G19c]
separation/primary radius as/rp:52 [*E]
separation/Hill radius as/rH:0.008 [*E]
orbital period Ps: 43 d [*E]
eccentricity es: ?
normalized ang. mom. αL: ?

other data, system (combined):
absolute mag. H: 6.6 [MPC]
7 ± 0.5 [G19c]
slope parameter G: (0.15) [*A]
effective diameter dE: 211 km [*E]
geometric albedo: (0.09 ) [*A]
color index U-B: ?
color index B-V: ?
taxonomic type: ?
mass m: ?
density ρ: (1 g/cm3) [*A]
Hill radius rH: 570000 km [*E]

other data, primary:
diameter dp: 168 km [*E]
rotation period RPp: ?
amplitude in mag., rotational ΔM: ?
pole direction Β, λ: ? , ?

other data, secondary:
diameter ds: 127 km [*E]
diameter ratio ds/dp: 0.76 [*D]
component mag. difference ΔM: 0.61 [G19c]
rotation period RPs: ?

-- 2006 JV58 --discovery and notes:

Primary discovered 2006 May 01 from Kitt Peak Observatory, Arizona, USA by M. W. Buie. Linked to prediscovery observations from 2004 Apr 24.

Companion discovered 2019 Jun 19 using Hubble Space Telescope observations. Announced 2019 Aug [G19c].

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Last modified 17 August 2019.
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