9945 Karinaxavier

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9945 Karinaxavier
AnimatedOrbitOf99451990KX.gif
Orbit of 9945 Karinaxavier (blue), planets (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. F. Helin
Discovery date May 21, 1990
Designations
MPC designation 9945 Karinaxavier
1971 UU2, 1981 UL24, 1987 QT11, 1993 FH2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 27, 1990
Aphelion 2.5373296 AU
Perihelion 1.88319 AU
2.2102598 AU
Eccentricity 0.147978
1200.2270830 d
87.02514°
Inclination 5.43736°
104.87713°
168.43787°
Known satellites 1
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ~23.4km[1]
~0.01
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
13.8

9945 Karinaxavier is a main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 3.29 years.[2]

Discovered on May 19, 1990 by E. F. Helin working at the Palomar Observatory, it was given the provisional designation "1990 KX".[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tedesco E.F., Noah P.V., Noah M., Price S.D. "The supplemental IRAS minor planet survey (SIMPS)". 
  2. ^ "9945 (1990 KX)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. 
  3. ^ MPO 97227 Minor Planet Center