11264 Claudiomaccone

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11264 Claudimaccone
Discovery
Discovered by Nikolai Stepanovich Chernykh
Discovery date October 16, 1979
Designations
Named after
Claudio Maccone
1979 UC4; 1989 EC10;
1991 PD14
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch November 26, 2005 (JD 2453700.5)
Aphelion 475.426 Gm (3.178 AU)
Perihelion 296.521 Gm (1.982 AU)
385.973 Gm (2.580 AU)
Eccentricity 0.232
1513.722 d (4.14 a)
18.29 km/s
79.036°
Inclination 3.536°
11.507°
56.947°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ~4 km
Mass ?×10? kg
Mean density
? g/cm³
? m/s²
? km/s
0.1328 d (3.1872 h)
Albedo 0.10
Temperature ~173 K
Spectral type
?
13.9

11264 Claudiomaccone is a main belt asteroid orbiting the Sun. It was discovered in 1979 by Nikolai Chernykh and is named after the Italian astronomer Claudio Maccone.

Claudiomaccone comes closer to Mars than to the other planets, sometimes drawing within 70 Gm (0.47 AU) of the Red Planet. In 2096 it makes a very rare approach to 65 Gm.

Moon[edit]

A natural satellite was discovered from analysis of light curve observations dating back to 2003, and reported in 2005. Beyond the period of 15.11 h and a lower bound of 1.2 km on its diameter, nothing is known. The provisional designation is S/2003 (11264) 1.

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