9964 Hideyonoguchi

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9964 Hideyonoguchi
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Orbit of 9964 Hideyonoguchi (blue), planets (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by T. Seki
Discovery date February 13, 1992
Designations
MPC designation 9964 Hideyonoguchi
Named after
Hideyo Noguchi
1992 CF1, 1982 VM6, 1996 KP1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 27, 2007
Aphelion 2.8401838 AU
Perihelion 2.1000752 AU
2.4701295 AU
Eccentricity 0.1498117
1418.0058222 d
272.31949°
Inclination 6.2183 °
356.54516°
271.36656°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ~25.7 km[1]
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
13.4

9964 Hideyonoguchi is a main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 3.88 years.[2]

Discovered on February 13, 1992 by T. Seki, it was given the provisional designation "1992 CF1". It was later renamed "Hideyonoguchi" after Hideyo Noguchi, a bacteriologist who made important advances in medicine working at the Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tedesco E.F., Noah P.V., Noah M., Price S.D. "The supplemental IRAS minor planet survey (SIMPS)". 
  2. ^ "9964 Hideonoguchi (1992 CF1)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. 
  3. ^ MPC 56101 Minor Planet Center