9879 Mammuthus

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Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. W. Elst
Discovery site European Southern Observatory
Discovery date August 12, 1994
MPC designation 9879
Named after Mammoth
Alternative names 1994 PZ29
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.9725260
Perihelion 1.7915902
Eccentricity 0.2478814
Orbital period 1342.8483088
Mean anomaly 259.81220
Inclination 3.70181
Longitude of ascending node 236.91755
Argument of perihelion 103.76956
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 15.1

9879 Mammuthus (1994 PZ29) is the main-belt asteroid discovered on August 12, 1994 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory.


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