10930 Jinyong

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Discovery and designation
Discovered by Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program
Discovery site Xinglong
Discovery date February 6, 1998
MPC designation 10930
Named after Jin Yong
Alternative names 1998 CR2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.3625740
Perihelion 2.7458886
Eccentricity 0.1009559
Orbital period 1949.6259967
Mean anomaly 129.11061
Inclination 10.23548
Longitude of ascending node 165.51124
Argument of perihelion 189.10943
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 12.9

10930 Jinyong (1998 CR2) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on February 6, 1998 by the Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program at Xinglong. It is named after Chinese author Jin Yong, whose birthdate falls on the same day the asteroid was discovered.[1]


  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". Retrieved 26 December 2008.