9974 Brody

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9974 Brody
AnimatedOrbitOf9974Brody.gif
Orbit of 9974 Brody (blue), planets (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. W. Elst
Discovery date July 19, 1993
Designations
Named after
Adrien Brody
1993 OG13, 1977 EL6
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 27, 2007
Aphelion 2.8176410 AU
Perihelion 1.96305 AU
2.3903455 AU
Eccentricity 0.1787589
1349.8622466 d
191.41141°
Inclination 1.72239°
303.53168°
125.43087°
Physical characteristics
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
14.1

9974 Brody is a main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 3.70 years.[1]

Discovered on July 19, 1993 by E. W. Elst, it was given the provisional designation 1993 OG13. It was later renamed "Brody" after Adrien Brody, who portrayed the character Wladyslaw Szpilman in The Pianist.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "9974 Brody (1993 OG13)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. 
  2. ^ MPC 49097 Minor Planet Center