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
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. It is a member of the Vesta family

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