1917 Cuyo

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Cuyo
Discovery
Discovered by Carlos Ulrrico Cesco and Samuel, A.
Discovery site El Leoncito
Discovery date January 1, 1968
Designations
MPC designation 1917
Named after
University of Cuyo
1968 AA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.235126940789364
Perihelion 1.066634096245538
Eccentricity .5040942130152618
1152.186694973998
319.2755107315201
Inclination 23.93408814297473
188.3616987407055
194.3473197296866
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 5.7 km
2.7 h
13.9

1917 Cuyo (1968 AA) is an Amor asteroid discovered on January 1, 1968 by Carlos Ulrrico Cesco and Samuel, A. at El Leoncito.

In 1989, this object was detected with radar from the Arecibo Observatory at a distance of 0.17 AU. The measured radar cross-section was 2.5 km2.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ostro, S. J. et al. (October 1991), Asteroid radar astrometry, Astronomical Journal 102: 1490–1502, Bibcode:1991AJ....102.1490O, doi:10.1086/115975. 

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