9159 McDonnell

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Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. Bowell
Discovery site Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory
Discovery date October 26, 1984
MPC designation 9159
Alternative names 1984 UD3
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.6151094
Perihelion 2.0742218
Eccentricity 0.1153443
Orbital period 1311.3535423
Mean anomaly 200.96125
Inclination 6.39891
Longitude of ascending node 207.73865
Argument of perihelion 183.50449
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 14.3

9159 McDonnell (1984 UD3) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 26, 1984 by E. Bowell at the Anderson Mesa Station of the Lowell Observatory.

It is named for planetary science professor Tony McDonnell.

External links[edit]

9159 McDonnell at the JPL Small-Body Database