9885 Linux

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9885 Linux
Orbit of 9885 Linux
Discovery
Discovered by Spacewatch
Discovery date October 12, 1994
Designations
Named after
Linux kernel
1985 CT2; 1994 TM14
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch November 26, 2005 (JD 2453700.5)
Aphelion 376.432 Gm (2.516 AU)
Perihelion 329.270 Gm (2.201 AU)
352.851 Gm (2.359 AU)
Eccentricity 0.067
1323.116 d (3.62 a)
19.37 km/s
329.206°
Inclination 6.113°
198.365°
253.114°
Physical characteristics
Albedo 0.1?
Temperature ~181 K
13.7

9885 Linux is an asteroid discovered on October 12, 1994 by Spacewatch. The asteroid is named after the Linux operating system kernel.

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