10930 Jinyong

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Jinyong
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Beijing Schmidt CCD Asteroid Program
Discovery site Xinglong
Discovery date February 6, 1998
Designations
MPC designation 10930
Named after
Jin Yong
1998 CR2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.3625740
Perihelion 2.7458886
Eccentricity 0.1009559
1949.6259967
129.11061
Inclination 10.23548
165.51124
189.10943
Physical characteristics
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]

References[edit]

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