4543 Phoinix

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Phoinix
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Carolyn S. Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date February 2, 1989
Designations
MPC designation 4543
Named after
Phoenix
1989 CQ1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.591
Perihelion 4.606
Eccentricity 0.0966
4204.529
314.113
Inclination 14.729
325.416
83.981
Physical characteristics
0.0591
9.70

4543 Phoinix (1989 CQ1) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on February 2, 1989 by Carolyn S. Shoemaker at Palomar.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 2009 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 38.866 ± 0.012 hours.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mottola, Stefano; Di Martino, Mario; Erikson, Anders; Gonano-Beurer, Maria; Carbognani, Albino; Carsenty, Uri; Hahn, Gerhard; Schober, Hans-Josef; Lahulla, Felix; Delbò, Marco; Lagerkvist, Claes-Ingvar (May 2011). "Rotational Properties of Jupiter Trojans. I. Light Curves of 80 Objects". The Astronomical Journal 141 (5): 170. Bibcode:2011AJ....141..170M. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/141/5/170.  edit

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