14627 Emilkowalski

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14627 Emilkowalski
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Richard A. Kowalski
Discovery site Quail Hollow Observatory
Discovery date November 7, 1998
Designations
MPC designation 14627
1998 VA
Minor planet category main belt [2]
Orbital characteristics[3]
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 2.9893 AU
Perihelion 2.2074 AU
2.59836 AU
Eccentricity 0.150464
1529.84 days (4.19 years)
119.454°
Inclination 17.734°
41.558°
44.29°
Physical characteristics
11.131 hours [4]
13.1 [5]

14627 Emilkowalski (1998 VA) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on November 7, 1998 by Richard A. Kowalski [1] at Quail Hollow Observatory. This asteroid is believed to result from the collisional destruction of a larger parent body approximately 220,000 years ago.[6] It was named after the discover's father.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (10001)-(15000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Archived from the original on 2011-05-26. Retrieved December 7, 2008. 
  2. ^ "14627 Emilkowalski (1998 VA)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved December 28, 2008. 
  3. ^ "(14627) Emilkowalski". AstDyS. University of Pisa. Retrieved December 11, 2008. 
  4. ^ Krugly et al. (May 2008). "Photometry of asteroids: detection of the YORP effect" (PDF). The Solar System Bodies: from Optics to Geology. Kharkiv, Ukraine: Astronomical Institute of Kharkiv. Retrieved December 7, 2008. 
  5. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on April 15, 2009. Retrieved December 28, 2008. 
  6. ^ Nesvorný and Vokrouhlický; Vokrouhlický, D. (2006). "New Candidates for Recent Asteroid Breakups". The Astronomical Journal 132 (5): 1950–1958. Bibcode:2006AJ....132.1950N. doi:10.1086/507989. 
  7. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (2003). Dictionary of minor planet names (fifth ed.). Germany: Springer. p. 815. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved December 28, 2008.