4957 Brucemurray

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Brucemurray
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Eleanor F. Helin
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date December 15, 1990
Designations
MPC designation 4957
Named after
Bruce C. Murray
1990 XJ
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 1.908037760148274
Perihelion 1.222866934725641
Eccentricity .2188411632409098
715.4152692324807
11.33350480169389
Inclination 35.00928566112929
254.9500365335873
97.42725773128413
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 3 – 6 km[1]
2.89 h[2]
14.9[2]

4957 Brucemurray (1990 XJ) is an Amor asteroid discovered on December 15, 1990 by Eleanor F. Helin at Palomar.

With an absolute magnitude of 14.9,[2] the asteroid is about 3–6 km in diameter.[1] On 2033-May-18 the asteroid will pass 0.0684 AU (10,230,000 km; 6,360,000 mi) from Mars.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Absolute Magnitude (H)". NASA/JPL. Retrieved 2014-06-27. 
  2. ^ a b c d "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 4957 Brucemurray (1990 XJ)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory.