10617 Takumi

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Takumi
Discovery and designation
Discovered by M. Hirasawa and S. Suzuki
Discovery site Mount Nyukasa Station
Discovery date October 25, 1997
Designations
MPC designation 10617
1997 UK24
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.4001312
Perihelion 2.0059824
Eccentricity 0.0894550
1194.3647086
111.84032
Inclination 4.54629
301.00178
67.53157
Physical characteristics
13.4

10617 Takumi (1997 UK24) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 25, 1997 by M. Hirasawa and Shohei Suzuki at Nyukasa. It is named after astronomer Takumi Takahata, whose "measurescope" was used by the discoverers to determine the asteroid's coordinates.[1]

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