9553 Colas

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Colas
Discovery and designation
Discovery site CERGA - Schmidt telescope
Designations
MPC designation 9553
1985 UG2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.4540578
Perihelion 1.9422178
Eccentricity 0.1164258
1190.3667586
320.43401
Inclination 1.91966
149.94070
252.74274
Physical characteristics
14.6

9553 Colas (1985 UG2) is a main-belt asteroid. F. Roig a,∗, R. Gil-Hutton showed (Icarus 2006) that it have a Vesta type spectrum from Sloan Digital Survey.

Citation : 9553 Colas Discovered 1985 Oct. 17 at Caussols. François Colas (b. 1959) is an expert on modern solar-system astrometry at the Institut de Mécanique Celeste in Paris. He has contributed to numerous research papers in observational planetary astronomy. A strong supporter of the Pic du Midi Observatory, he has many fruitful relations with the amateur community.

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