6084 Bascom

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Bascom
Discovery and designation
Discovered by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date February 12, 1985
Designations
MPC designation 6084
Named after
Florence Bascom
1985 CT
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.857142099676558
Perihelion 1.769911332682102
Eccentricity .2349725981963074
1285.31686298308
290.9872081928246
Inclination 23.01104031407503
147.32470920828
258.5539624512422
Physical characteristics
12.8

6084 Bascom (1985 CT) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on February 12, 1985 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar. It is named for the American geologist Florence Bascom.

6084 Bascom is a binary asteroid with a moon (S/2006 (6084) 1) discovered through photometric means by D Higgins, P Pravec, P Kusnirak, L Sarounova, S. Gajdos, A Galad and J Vilagi on 6 February 2006 (2006CBET 389 (6084) BASCOM)

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