3800 Karayusuf

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Karayusuf
Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. F. Helin
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date January 4, 1984
Designations
MPC designation 3800
1984 AB
Minor planet category Mars crosser[1]
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 1.6971092
Perihelion 1.4586908
Eccentricity 0.0755493
723.9651135
359.95739
Inclination 14.84722
95.50913
115.55821
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 3 – 6 km[2]
2.2 h[1]
14.9[1]

3800 Karayusuf (1984 AB) is a Mars-crossing asteroid discovered on January 4, 1984 by E. F. Helin at Palomar. With an absolute magnitude of 14.9,[1] the asteroid is about 3–6 km in diameter.[2] On 1938-Jun-11 the asteroid passed 0.0151 AU (2,260,000 km; 1,400,000 mi) from Mars.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 3800 Karayusuf (1984 AB)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 
  2. ^ a b "Absolute Magnitude (H)". NASA/JPL. Retrieved 2014-06-28.