84882 Table Mountain

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Table Mountain
Discovery and designation
Discovered by James Whitney Young
Discovery site Table Mountain Observatory near Wrightwood, California
Discovery date February 1, 2003
Designations
MPC designation 84882
2003 CN16, 1997 UB9
Orbital characteristics
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 3.4090746
Perihelion 1.8568692
Eccentricity 0.2947630
1560.5143403
216.38073
Inclination 13.85906
20.58907
348.97691
Physical characteristics
14.8

84882 Table Mountain (2003 CN16) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on February 1, 2003 by James Whitney Young at the Table Mountain Observatory near Wrightwood, California.

Named for the discoverer's workplace Table Mountain Observatory, currently a NASA facility operated by the California Institute of Technology's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which began operation as a Smithsonian Institution site in 1924.

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  • Minor Planet Circulars, 2005 April 7.

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