(9948) 1990 QB2

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(9948) 1990 QB2
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Orbit of (9948) 1990 QB2
Discovery and designation
Discovered by H. E. Holt
Discovery date August 22, 1990
Designations
MPC designation (9948) 1990 QB2
1979 SJ6, 1990 SQ26
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 27, 2007
Aphelion 2.8987435 AU
Perihelion 1.8687523 AU
2.3837479 AU
Eccentricity 0.2160445
1344.2774445 d
250.71412°
Inclination 2.09158°
171.73950°
151.23916°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ~17km[1]
3.532 h
~0.01
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
S-type asteroid[2]
14.5


(9948) 1990 QB2 is an S-type main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 3.68 years.[3]

Discovered by H. E. Holt on August 22, 1990, it was given the provisional designation "1990 QB2".[4]

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. ^ "9948 (1990 QB2)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. 
  4. ^ MPO 14997 Minor Planet Center