(9920) 1981 EZ10

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(9920) 1981 EZ10
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Orbit of (9920) 1981 EZ10 (blue), planets (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by S. J. Bus
Discovery date March 1, 1981
Designations
MPC designation (9920) 1981 EZ10
1999 DG7
Minor planet category Main Belt asteroid
Hoffmeister family
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 27, 2007
Aphelion 2.8935085 AU
Perihelion 2.6772071 AU
2.7853578 AU
Eccentricity 0.0388283
1697.9305198 d
150.47929°
Inclination 3.24865°
264.93385°
29.32171°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ~15.42 km
0.0270
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
13.60


(9920) 1981 EZ10 is a main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 4.65 years.[1] It is a member of the Hoffmeister family of asteroids.[2]

Discovered on March 1, 1981 by Schelte Bus at the Siding Spring Observatory, it was given the provisional designation "1981 EZ10".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "9920 (1981 EZ10)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. NASA/JPL. Retrieved 2008-02-01. 
  2. ^ Migliorini, F.; Manara, A.; di Martino, M.; Farinella, P.; Manara; Di Martino; Farinella (June 1996). "The Hoffmeister asteroid family: inferences from physical data". Astronomy and Astrophysics 310: 681–685. Bibcode:1996A&A...310..681M. 
  3. ^ (9920) 1981 EZ10 Minor Planet Center's Minor Planet Ephemeris Service