27270 Guidotti

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27270 Guidotti
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Luciano Tesi and Alfredo Caronia
Discovery site Pistoia Mountains Astronomical Observatory
Discovery date January 2, 2000
Designations
MPC designation 27270
2000 AY4
Minor planet category Main belt [2]
Orbital characteristics[3]
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 2.5975 AU
Perihelion 2.295 AU
2.44623 AU
Eccentricity 0.061822
1397.48 days (3.83 years)
37.633°
Inclination 2.786°
107.907°
95.24°
Physical characteristics
2.6–7 hours [4]
14.1 [5]

27270 Guidotti (2000 AY4) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on January 2, 2000 by Luciano Tesi and Alfredo Caronia at the Pistoia Mountains Astronomical Observatory.[1] This asteroid was observed at Modra Observatory in 2008 in order to determine its rotation period however many solutions between 2.6 and 7 hours are possible with the available data.[4] Guidotti is named after Guido Guidotti the founder of the Valdinievole Association of Astronomy.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (25001)-(30000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Archived from the original on 2 January 2009. Retrieved December 19, 2008. 
  2. ^ "27270 Guidotti (2000 AY4)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved December 27, 2008. 
  3. ^ "(27270) Guidotti". AstDyS. Italy: University of Pisa. Retrieved December 19, 2008. 
  4. ^ a b Galád, Adrián; Kornoš, Leonard (2008). "A Collection of Lightcurves from Modra: 2007 December- 2008 June". The Minor Planet Bulletin 35 (4): 144–146. Bibcode:2008MPBu...35..144G. 
  5. ^ Tholen, David J., ed. (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes and Slopes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V12.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 1 December 2008. Retrieved 2014-05-15. 
  6. ^ "CITAZIONI DEI PIANETINI NUMERATI E NOMINATI". Archived from the original on August 1, 2008. Retrieved December 27, 2008.