9985 Akiko

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9985 Akiko
AnimatedOrbitOf9985Akiko.gif
Orbit of 9985 Akiko (blue), planets (red) and the Sun (black). The outermost planet visible is Jupiter.
Discovery and designation
Discovered by R. H. McNaught & H. Abe
Discovery date May 12, 1996
Designations
Named after
Akiko Yamamoto
1996 JF, 1982 KC2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch October 27, 2007
Aphelion 2.6290017 AU
Perihelion 1.9766781 AU
2.3028399 AU
Eccentricity 0.1416346
1276.4213457 d
133.78937°
Inclination 5.42776°
71.13216
117.28290°
Physical characteristics
Surface temp. min mean max
Kelvin
Celsius
14.8

9985 Akiko is a main belt asteroid. It orbits the Sun once every 3.49 years.[1]

Discovered by R. H. McNaught and H. Abe on May 12, 1996 it was given the provisional designation 1996 JF. It was later renamed 9985 Akiko after Akiko Yamamoto, a longtime collaborator with H. Abe.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "9985 Akiko (1996 JF)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. 
  2. ^ MPC 34632 Minor Planet Center