9564 Jeffwynn

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Jeffwynn
Discovery and designation
Discovered by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date September 26, 1987
Designations
MPC designation 9564
Named after
Jeffrey C. Wynn
1987 SG3
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.0822049
Perihelion 1.5975175
Eccentricity 0.3172597
1307.3250695
303.98451
Inclination 22.28400
187.31775
121.22806
Physical characteristics
13.8

9564 Jeffwynn (1987 SG3) is a Mars-crossing asteroid[1] discovered on September 26, 1987 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar. It is named for an American geophysicist, Jeff Wynn. The asteroid light curve shows a period of 3.035 ± 0.001 hours.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Brian D., Warner (2013), "Asteroid Lightcurve Analysis at the Palmer Divide Observatory: 2012 June - September", Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 40 (1): 26–29, Bibcode:2013MPBu...40...26W. 

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