Orbit of Asteroid 2019 XS

Orbital elements listed here are taken from the Small-Body Database Lookup, and represent the current best solution.

Orbital Elements (Solution JPL#17)

Epoch 2459396.5 (2021-Jul-01.0) TDB
Perihelion Time T = 2021-Aug-30.69883136
Perihelion Time (JD) T = 2459457.198831361998
Orbital Period P = 367.5056129520568 (d)
1.006175531696254 (y)
Semi-major Axis a = 1.004100152609608 au
Perihelion Distance q = 0.6753743807699805 au
Eccentricity e = 0.3273834497338589
Inclination (J2000) i = 4.190689721619465°
Ascending Node (J2000) Ω = 49.68901673728195°
Argument of Perihelion (J2000) ω = 249.9776179027736°
Close Approach Time t = 2021-Nov-09 03:48 UT
Close Approach Distance Δ = 0.0038. au
Δ = 574,000 km
Velocity with respect to Earth
at closest approach
10.68 km/s
Min. Orbital Intersection Dist. MOID = 0.00387188 au

Full Orbit From Above

View of Asteroid 2019 XS 2021's pre-encounter orbit as seen from the North ecliptic pole with the asteroid and planets shown at the time of the asteroid's closest approach to Earth. From the JPL Small-Body Database Browser.

View of 2019 XS' entire orbit.

Orbit in Oblique View

Oblique view of the portion of Asteroid 2019 XS 2021's orbit around close approach, viewed from 30° above the ecliptic plane. The black dot denotes the asteroid's and Earth's positions at close approach (2019-May-25).
Oblique view of 2019 XS' orbit.
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Orbit in Earth Co-Orbital View

The orbit of Asteroid 2019 XS around perihelion, in the Earth's co-orbital reference frame, as seen from above (top panel) and in the ecliptic plane (bottom panel). The black circle denotes the asteroid's position at perihelion (INSERT DATE) and the open circles show positions at 30-day intervals.
Plot of 2019 XS' orbit in Earth-co-orbital frame.
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