4205 David Hughes

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David Hughes
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Ted Bowell
Discovery site Flagstaff
Discovery date December 18, 1985
Designations
MPC designation 4205
Named after
David Hughes
1985 YP
Minor planet category Mars crosser[1]
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 1.9839717
Perihelion 1.4690535
Eccentricity 0.1491209
828.6154807
8.46999
Inclination 16.48067
276.60760
109.97081
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 4 – 8 km[2]
24 h[1]
14.3[1]

4205 David Hughes (1985 YP) is a Mars-crossing asteroid discovered on December 18, 1985 by Ted Bowell at Flagstaff. With an absolute magnitude of 14.3,[1] the asteroid is about 4–8 km in diameter.[2] The asteroid will pass 0.029 AU (4,300,000 km; 2,700,000 mi) from Mars on 2026-Oct-12 and 2103-Nov-24.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 4205 David Hughes (1985 YP)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 
  2. ^ a b "Absolute Magnitude (H)". NASA/JPL. Retrieved 2014-06-25.