9916 Kibirev

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
9916 Kibirev
AnimatedOrbitOf9916Kibirev.gif
Orbit of 9916 Kibirev (blue), planets (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by N. S. Chernykh
Discovery date October 3, 1978
Designations
MPC designation 9916 Kibirev
1978 TR2, 1983 VL1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 3, 2007
Aphelion 3.0856037 AU
Perihelion 2.6172701 AU
2.8514369 AU
Eccentricity 0.0821224
1758.7093731 d
24.36675°
Inclination 1.01556°
288.44016°
79.90622°
Physical characteristics
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
13.0

9916 Kibirev is a main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 4.82 years.[1] It is associated with the Koronis family of asteroids.[2]

Discovered on October 3, 1978 by Nikolai Chernykh at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory, it was given the provisional designation "1978 TR2". It was later renamed "Kibirev" after Sergej Kibirev, a producer of microelectronics from Novosibirsk.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "9916 Kibirev (1978 TR2)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. NASA/JPL. Retrieved 2008-02-01. 
  2. ^ Zappala, V., Ph. Bendjoya, A. Cellino, P. Farinella, and C. Froeschle (1997). "Asteroid Dynamical Families.". EAR-A-5-DDR-FAMILY-V4.1. NASA Planetary Data System. 
  3. ^ MPC 42359 Minor Planet Center