9227 Ashida

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9227 Ashida
Discovery
Discovered by Takao Kobayashi
Discovery site Ōizumi Observatory
Discovery date January 26, 1996
Designations
MPC designation 9227
Named after
Masafumi Ashida
1996 BO2
Minor planet category main-belt minor planet
Orbital characteristics
Aphelion 3.1856666 AU (476,568,940.120 km)
Perihelion 2.9687968 AU (444,125,679.821 km)
3.0772317 AU (460,347,309.971 km)
Eccentricity 0.0352378
1971.6903603 days
5.4 years
205.71186°
Inclination 3.63916°
Physical characteristics
12.9

9227 Ashida (provisional designation: 1996 BO2) is a main-belt minor planet. It was discovered by Takao Kobayashi at the Ōizumi Observatory in Ōizumi, Gunma Prefecture, Japan, on January 26, 1996. It is named for Masafumi Ashida, a Japanese elementary-school educator and amateur astronomer.[1]

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