9914 Obukhova

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9914 Obukhova
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Orbit of 9914 Obukhova (blue), planets (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by L. V. Zhuravleva
Discovery date October 28, 1976
Designations
MPC designation 9914 Obukhova
1976 UJ4, 1976 YM4, 1986 AZ, 1989 UX9
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 27, 2007
Aphelion 3.2278622 AU
Perihelion 2.1187414 AU
2.6733018 AU
Eccentricity 0.207444
1596.5054978 d
33.54399°
Inclination 3.46887°
85.52211°
324.73316°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ~37.1 km[1]
~0.01
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
C-type asteroid[2]
14.0

9914 Obukhova is a C-type main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 4.37 years.[3]

Discovered on October 28, 1976 by Lyudmila Zhuravleva at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory, it was given the provisional designation "1976 UJ4". It was later renamed "Obukhova" after Russian opera singer Nadezhda Obukhova.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tedesco E.F., Noah P.V., Noah M., Price S.D. "The supplemental IRAS minor planet survey (SIMPS)". 
  2. ^ Gianluca Masi, Sergio Foglia & Richard P. Binzel. "Search for Unusual Spectroscopic Candidates Among 40313 minor planets from the 3rd Release of the Sloan Digital Sky Survey Moving Object Catalog". 
  3. ^ "9914 Obukhova (1976 UJ4)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. NASA/JPL. Retrieved 2008-02-04. 
  4. ^ MPC 51979 Minor Planet Center