6830 Johnbackus

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Discovery and designation
Discovered by S. Otomo and O. Muramatsu
Discovery site Kiyosato
Discovery date May 5, 1991
MPC designation 6830
Named after John Backus
Alternative names 1991 JB1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.5978785
Perihelion 2.7639677
Eccentricity 0.1310800
Orbital period 2072.1833560
Mean anomaly 348.28976
Inclination 5.08215
Longitude of ascending node 79.62304
Argument of perihelion 153.37114
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 12.4

6830 Johnbackus (1991 JB1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on May 5, 1991 by S. Otomo and O. Muramatsu at Kiyosato. It is named in memory of John Backus.


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