(9976) 1993 TQ

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(9976) 1993 TQ
AnimatedOrbitOf99761993TQ.gif
Orbit of (9976) 1993 TQ (blue), planets (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by S. Shirai & S. Hayakawa
Discovery date October 9, 1993
Designations
Alternative names 1971 WC, 1977 AL2, 1980 WV
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 27, 2007
Aphelion 3.2473947 AU
Perihelion 2.1374549 AU
Semi-major axis 2.6924248 AU
Eccentricity 0.2061227
Orbital period 1613.6665363 d
Mean anomaly 79.39104°
Inclination 8.4975°
Longitude of ascending node 66.93474°
Argument of perihelion 293.57171°
Physical characteristics
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
Absolute magnitude (H) 13.2

(9976) 1993 TQ is a main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 4.42 years.[1]

Discovered on October 9, 1993 by S. Shirai and S. Hayakawa, it was given the provisional designation 1993 TQ.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "9976 (1993 TQ)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. 
  2. ^ MPO 101863 Minor Planet Center