(9944) 1990 DA3

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(9944) 1990 DA3
AnimatedOrbitOf99441990DA3.gif
Orbit of (9944) 1990 DA3 (blue), planet (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by H. Debehogne
Discovery date February 24, 1990
Designations
MPC designation (9944) 1990 DA3
1993 VD8, 1995 FT6
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 27, 2007
Aphelion 2.9705085 AU
Perihelion 2.6986767 AU
2.8345926 AU
Eccentricity 0.047949
1743.1486028 d
322.97068°
Inclination 3.16106°
117.04096°
317.42463°
Physical characteristics
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
S-type asteroid[1]
13.1


(9944) 1990 DA3 is an S-type main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 4.77 years.[2]

Discovered on February 24, 1990 by H. Debehogne, it was given the provisional designation "1990 DA3".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 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". 
  2. ^ "9944 (1990 DA3)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. 
  3. ^ MPO 73860 Minor Planet Center