(9958) 1991 VL1

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(9958) 1991 VL1
AnimatedOrbitOf99581991VL1.gif
Orbit of (9958) 1991 VL1 (blue), planets (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by S. Ueda & H. Kaneda
Discovery date November 4, 1991
Designations
MPC designation (9958) 1991 VL1
1996 FN5
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 27, 2007
Aphelion 2.4497138 AU
Perihelion 1.9008586 AU
2.1752862 AU
Eccentricity 0.126157
1171.8526844 d
23.80714°
Inclination 5.96835°
102.65463°
256.61010°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ~23.4 km[1]
~0.01
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
14.6


(9958) 1991 VL1 is a main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 3.21 years.[2]

Discovered by S. Ueda and H. Kaneda on November 4, 1991, it was given the provisional designation "1991 VL1".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tedesco E.F., Noah P.V., Noah M., Price S.D. "The supplemental IRAS minor planet survey (SIMPS)". 
  2. ^ "9958 (1991 VL1)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. 
  3. ^ MPO 65995 Minor Planet Center