2617 Jiangxi

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Jiangxi
2617Jiangxi (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 2617 Jiangxi based on its light curve.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Purple Mountain Observatory
Discovery site Nanking
Discovery date November 26, 1975
Designations
MPC designation 2617
Named after
Jiangxi
1975 WO1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.890 AU
Perihelion 2.435 AU
Eccentricity 0.22998
2054.517 d
283.054°
Inclination 12.903°
73.632°
348.568°
Physical characteristics
0.0441
10.40

2617 Jiangxi (1975 WO1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on November 26, 1975 by Purple Mountain Observatory at Nanking.

Photometric observations of this asteroid collected during 2008 show a rotation period of 11.79 ± 0.02 hours with a brightness variation of 0.34 ± 0.04 magnitude.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Carbo, Landy et al. (July 2009), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Oakley Southern Sky Observatory and Oakley Observatory: 2008 September and October", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 36 (3): 91–94, Bibcode:2009MPBu...36...91C. 

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