9984 Gregbryant

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9984 Gregybryant
AnimatedOrbitOf9984GregBryant.gif
Orbit of 9984 Gregbryant (blue), planets (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by R. H. McNaught & J. B. Child
Discovery date April 18, 1996
Designations
1996 HT, 1972 EE, 1982 VX11, 1984 GZ
Orbital characteristics
Aphelion 2.5965962 AU
Perihelion 2.3820624 AU
2.4893293 AU
Eccentricity 0.0430907
1434.5706665 d
333.87374°
Inclination 3.82128°
288.12722°
293.49946°
Physical characteristics
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
13.6

9984 Gregbryant is a main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 3.93 years.[1]

Discovered by R. H. McNaught and J. B. Child on April 18, 1996 it was given the provisional designation 1996 HT. It was later renamed 9984 Gregbryant after Greg Bryant, the editor of the Astronomical Society of New South Wales' journal.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "9984 Gregbryant (1996 HT)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. 
  2. ^ MPC 39653 Minor Planet Center