4544 Xanthus

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Xanthus
Xanthus Mar 6 2013.PNG
Orbit diagram of Xanthus asteroid with location as of March 6, 2013
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Henry Holt and Norman G. Thomas
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date March 31, 1989
Designations
MPC designation 4544
1989 FB
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 1.302 AU
Perihelion .7813 AU
1.04 AU
Eccentricity .250
388.41529692 days
194.03669
Inclination 14.145
24.03625
333.71
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 1.3 km
17.1

4544 Xanthus (1989 FB) is an Apollo NEO discovered on March 31, 1989 by Henry Holt and Norman G. Thomas at Palomar Observatory.

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