71000 Hughdowns

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71000 Hughdowns
Discovery
Discovered by Charles W. Juels
Discovery date December 7, 1999
Designations
Named after
Hugh Downs
1999 XD37
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch November 26, 2005 (JD 2453700.5)
Aphelion 473.216 Gm (3.163 AU)
Perihelion 325.645 Gm (2.177 AU)
399.430 Gm (2.670 AU)
Eccentricity 0.185
1593.572 d (4.36 a)
18.07 km/s
138.415°
Inclination 13.003°
93.496°
322.502°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ? km
Mass ?×10? kg
Mean density
? g/cm³
? m/s²
? km/s
? d
Albedo 0.1?
Temperature ~170 K
Spectral type
?
14.2

The asteroid 71000 Hughdowns, provisional designation 1999 XD37, is named after American television host Hugh Downs, popular for his co-hosting career on the ABC news show 20/20. It was discovered on December 7, 1999 by Charles W. Juels.