(9923) 1981 EB24

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(9923) 1981 EB24
AnimatedOrbitOf99231981EB24.gif
Orbit of 9923) 1981 EB24 (blue), planets (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by S. J. Bus
Discovery date March 7, 1981
Designations
MPC designation (9923) 1981 EB24
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 27, 2007
Aphelion 3.0133656 AU
Perihelion 2.6090116 AU
2.8111886 AU
Eccentricity 0.0719187
1721.6045010 d
305.23901°
Inclination 4.40647°
12.37704°
81.79311°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 19.22 km[1]
~0.003
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
S-type asteroid[2]
14.1


(9923) 1981 EB24 is an S-type main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun every 4.71 years.[3] It is associated with the Liberatrix family of asteroids.[4]

Discovered on March 7, 1981 by Schelte Bus at the Siding Spring Observatory, it was given the provisional designation "1981 EB24".[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tedesco E.F., Noah P.V., Noah M., Price S.D. "The supplemental IRAS minor planet survey (SIMPS)". 
  2. ^ Gianluca Masi, Sergio Foglia & Richard P. Binzel. "Search for Unusual Spectroscopic Candidates Among 40313 minor planets from the 3rd Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Moving Object Catalog". 
  3. ^ "9923 (1981 EB24)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. JPL/NASA. 
  4. ^ Zappala, V., Ph. Bendjoya, A. Cellino, P. Farinella, and C. Froeschle (1997). "Asteroid Dynamical Families.". EAR-A-5-DDR-FAMILY-V4.1. NASA Planetary Data System. 
  5. ^ (9923) 1981 EB24 Minor Planet Center's Minor Planet Ephemeris Service