9967 Awanoyumi

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9967 Awanoyumi
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Orbit of 9967 Awanoyumi (blue), planets (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by K. Endate and K. Watanabe
Discovery date March 31, 1992
Designations
MPC designation 9967 Awanoyumi
1992 FV1, 1942 FF, 1967 GB, 1989 RA6, 1994 WN13
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 27, 2007
Aphelion 3.0261531 AU
Perihelion 2.1438599 AU
2.5850065 AU
Eccentricity 0.1706559
1518.0668296 d
258.09614°
Inclination 8.59052°
46.61179°
167.26476°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ~37.1 km[1]
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
12.8

9967 Awanoyumi is a main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 4.16 years.[2]

Discovered on March 31, 1992 by K. Endate and K. Watanabe, it was given the provisional designation "1992 FV1". It was later renamed Awanoyumi after Yumi Awano, the curator of the Okayama Astronomical Museum.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tedesco E.F., Noah P.V., Noah M., Price S.D. "The supplemental IRAS minor planet survey (SIMPS)". 
  2. ^ "9967 Awanoyumi (1992 FV1)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. 
  3. ^ MPC 47298 Minor Planet Center