152188 Morricone

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152188 Morricone
Discovery[1]
Discovered by F. Mallia and Alain Maury
Discovery site Campo Catino Austral Observatory, San Pedro de Atacama
Discovery date August 27, 2005
Designations
MPC designation 152188
Named after Ennio Morricone
Alternative names 2005 QP51
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.0212081
Perihelion 2.0924675
Eccentricity 0.1816190
Orbital period 1493.3211213
Mean anomaly 170.77738
Inclination 14.78976
Longitude of ascending node 30.60833
Argument of perihelion 28.80145
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 15.4 [2]

152188 Morricone (2005 QP51) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on August 27, 2005 by F. Mallia and Alain Maury at the Campo Catino Austral Observatory, San Pedro de Atacama.[1] It was named in honor of the composer Ennio Morricone on June 1, 2007.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (150001)-(155000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Retrieved January 3, 2009. 
  2. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 1 December 2008. Retrieved January 1, 2009. 

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