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Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12)

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Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12) Orbital Elements

The following table lists the orbital elements of Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12) at epoch 26 April 2019 00:00 UTC (JD: 2458600.5). Source: JPL Small-Body Database

Element Symbol Value
Orbit eccentricity e 0.84131958
Orbit inclination i 11.92992425°
Perihelion distance q 76.15150339 AU
11,392,102,780 km
Aphelion distance Q 883.65822913 AU
132,193,389,769 km
Semi-major axis a 479.90486626 AU
71,792,746,275 km
Orbital period period 10,513.3500 years
3,839,999.4083 days
Date of perihelion transit Tp 2076-Jul-11 19:22:38
2,479,496.3074 JD
Argument of perihelion peri 311.53735462957°
Longitude of the ascending node node 144.32745523351°
Mean anomaly M 358.04101775555°
Mean motion n 0.00009375°/day

Visualization of Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12) Orbit

This 3d orbit diagram is a feature of our 3D Solar System Simulator and shows the orbit of Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12) with respect of the Sun and the orbits of the major planets. The position of Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12) and the planets along their orbits in this diagram accurately represents the current configuration of the objects in the Solar System. This is an experimental feature and it requires a WebGL enabled browser. Please provide us feedback!

Orbit Diagram of Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12)
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Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12) 15 Days Ephemeris

The following table lists the ephemerides of Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12) computed for the past and next 7 days, with a 24 hours interval. Click on each row of the table to locate Asteroid 90377 Sedna (2003 VB12) in our Online Planetarium at the chosen date.

Date Right AscensionR.A. DeclinationDec. MagnitudeMag Constellation
2019 May 17 03h 49m 09s +07° 58’ 36” 20.85 Taurus
2019 May 18 03h 49m 13s +07° 58’ 48” 20.85 Taurus
2019 May 19 03h 49m 15s +07° 58’ 58” 20.85 Taurus
2019 May 20 03h 49m 18s +07° 59’ 08” 20.85 Taurus
2019 May 21 03h 49m 22s +07° 59’ 17” 20.85 Taurus
2019 May 22 03h 49m 24s +07° 59’ 27” 20.86 Taurus
2019 May 23 03h 49m 27s +07° 59’ 38” 20.86 Taurus
2019 May 24 03h 49m 31s +07° 59’ 48” 20.86 Taurus
2019 May 25 03h 49m 33s +07° 59’ 57” 20.86 Taurus
2019 May 26 03h 49m 36s +08° 00’ 06” 20.86 Taurus
2019 May 27 03h 49m 40s +08° 00’ 15” 20.86 Taurus
2019 May 28 03h 49m 42s +08° 00’ 24” 20.86 Taurus
2019 May 29 03h 49m 45s +08° 00’ 33” 20.86 Taurus
2019 May 30 03h 49m 49s +08° 00’ 42” 20.86 Taurus