2590 Mourão

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2590 Mourão is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 1309.1352293 days (3.58 years).[1]

The asteroid was discovered on May 22, 1980, and is named after its discoverer, the Brazilian astronomer Ronaldo R.F.Mourao.

Photometric observations of this asteroid reported in 2007 show a rotation period of 15.59 ± 0.01 hours with a brightness variation of 0.49 magnitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-05-09. 
  2. ^ Galád, Adrián et al. (October 2007), Seven Asteroids Studied from Modra Observatory in the Course of Binary Asteroid Photometric Campaign, Earth, Moon, and Planets 101 (1–2): 17–25, Bibcode:2007EM&P..101...17G, doi:10.1007/s11038-007-9146-6.