90376 Kossuth

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90376 Kossuth
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Krisztián Sárneczky and Szabolcs Mészáros
Discovery site Piszkéstető Station, Hungary
Discovery date November 5, 2003
Orbital characteristics[1][2]
Epoch JD 2456200.5 (30 September 2012)
Aphelion 3.2005 AU
Perihelion 2.9402 AU
3.0704 AU
Eccentricity 0.0424
5.3772 years (1964.03 days)
295.04°
Inclination 11.85°
37.18°
323.29°
Proper orbital elements
0.1832 deg / yr
1965.0655 yr
(717740.175 d)
Precession of perihelion
322.748 arcsec / yr
Precession of the ascending node
37.1868 arcsec / yr
Physical characteristics
Dimensions <1 km
15.2

90376 Kossuth, provisionally designated as (90376) 2003 VL, is a main-belt asteroid named for the Hungarian lawyer, journalist and politician Lajos Kossuth (1802–1894).[1] It was discovered on November 5, 2003 by Krisztián Sárneczky and Szabolcs Mészáros at Piszkéstető Station in the Mátra region of Hungary.[1]

Orbit and size[edit]

90376 Kossuth has a diameter of less than 1 km, has an absolute magnitude of 15.2, and an orbital period of approximately 5.38 years.[2]

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