6398 Timhunter

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6398 Timhunter
Discovery[1] and designation
Discovered by C. S. Shoemaker, E. M. Shoemaker, D. H. Levy
Discovery date February 10, 1991
Designations
Named after
Tim Hunter
1991 CD1
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch February 4, 2008 (JD 2454500.5)
Aphelion 428.842 Gm (2.867 AU)
Perihelion 272.253 Gm (1.820 AU)
350.547 Gm (2.343 AU)
Eccentricity 0.223
1310.179 d (3.59 a)
19.21 km/s
238.345°
Inclination 23.887°
129.151°
Physical characteristics
0.10?
Temperature ~182 K
12.6

6398 Timhunter is a main belt asteroid. It is named for the American astronomer Tim Hunter.

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