15092 Beegees

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Beegees
Discovery and designation
Discovered by J. Broughton
Discovery site Reedy Creek Observatory
Discovery date March 15, 1999
Designations
MPC designation 15092
1999 EH5
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.1066900
Perihelion 2.9124500
Eccentricity 0.0322704
1907.0193515
335.58845
Inclination 9.70247
356.28359
130.35743
Physical characteristics
12.5

15092 Beegees (1999 EH5) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on March 15, 1999 by J. Broughton at Reedy Creek Observatory.

The members of the British pop-rock-disco group Bee Gees: Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb, and Maurice Gibb and their younger brother, singer Andy Gibb that was never a member of the group, were raised in Australia only 100 km from the discovery site of this minor planet.

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