(9942) 1989 TM1

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(9942) 1989 TM1
AnimatedOrbitOf99421989TM1.gif
Orbit of (9942) 1989 TM1 (blue), planets (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter
Discovery and designation
Discovered by T. Hioki & N. Kawasato
Discovery date October 8, 1989
Designations
MPC designation (9942) 1989 TM1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 27, 2007
Aphelion 3.0292310 AU
Perihelion 2.1604876 AU
2.5948593 AU
Eccentricity 0.167397
1526.7542693 d
89.99268°
Inclination 9.93135°
21.87524°
38.31167°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ~13.5 km[1]
~0.01
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
13.2


(9942) 1989 TM1 is a main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 4.18 years.[2]

Discovered on October 8, 1989 by T. Hioki and N. Kawasato it was given the provisional designation "1989 TM1".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tedesco E.F., Noah P.V., Noah M., Price S.D. "The supplemental IRAS minor planet survey (SIMPS)". 
  2. ^ "9942 (1989 TM1)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. 
  3. ^ MPO 38160 Minor Planet Center