9891 Stephensmith

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9891 Stephensmith (1995 XN1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on December 15, 1995 by T. Kobayashi at Oizumi.

The complete text of the IAU Citation for 9891 Stephensmith is: "Stephen Smith published The Shallow Sky Bulletin from 1986 to 2000. He published cometary ephemerides in the SSB and distributed them promptly for newly discovered comets."[1]

Stephensmith
Discovery and designation
Discovered by T. Kobayashi
Discovery site Oizumi
Discovery date December 15, 1995
Designations
MPC designation 9891
1995 XN1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.9434348
Perihelion 2.2425906
Eccentricity 0.1351409
1525.1247785
192.63485
Inclination 14.12457
72.56033
174.77120
Physical characteristics
12.7

References[edit]

  1. ^ "9891 Stephensmith on JPL Small-Body Database Browswer". NASA. April 17, 2006. Retrieved March 30, 2011.