2449 Kenos

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For the Romanian village of Chinuşu, called Kénos in Hungarian, see Mărtiniş.
Kenos
Discovery and designation
Discovered by W. Liller
Discovery site Cerro Tololo
Discovery date April 8, 1978
Designations
MPC designation 2449
1978 GC
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.2301416
Perihelion 1.5872530
Eccentricity 0.1684103
963.1723816
67.95098
Inclination 24.98020
179.91582
102.18746
Physical characteristics
14.26

2449 Kenos (1978 GC) is a Mars-crossing asteroid discovered on April 8, 1978 by W. Liller at Cerro Tololo.

Observations performed at the Palmer Divide Observatory in Colorado Springs, Colorado during 2007 produced a light curve with a period of 3.8492 ± 0.0008 hours and a brightness range of 0.20 ± 0.03 in magnitude.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Warner, Brian D. (September 2007), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers, Bibcode:2007MPBu...34...72W. 

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