|Discovered by||Yoshio Kushida and Osamu Muramatsu|
|Orbital characteristics A|
|Last perihelion||September 22, 2008|
|Next perihelion||February 27, 2016|
According to calculations made by Katsuhiko Ohtsuka of the Tokyo Meteor Network and David Asher of Armagh Observatory, Kushida-Muramatsu was temporarily captured by Jupiter as an irregular moon between May 14, 1949, and July 15, 1962, (12.17+0.29
−0.27 years). It is the fifth such object known to have been captured.
- "147P/Kushida-Muramatsu Orbit". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2014-06-18.
- Patrick Rocher (2009-02-28). "Note number : 0062 P/Kushida-Muramatsu : 147P". Institut de mécanique céleste et de calcul des éphémérides. Retrieved 2012-02-25.
- Ohtsuka, Katsuhito; Yoshikawa, M.; Asher, D. J.; Arakida, H.; Arakida, H. (October 2008). "Quasi-Hilda comet 147P/Kushida-Muramatsu. Another long temporary satellite capture by Jupiter". Astronomy and Astrophysics 489 (3): 1355–1362. arXiv:0808.2277. Bibcode:2008A&A...489.1355O. doi:10.1051/0004-6361:200810321.
- MacGregor Campbell (14 September 2009). "Jupiter had brief encounter with icy companion". New Scientist. Retrieved 14 September 2009.
- Kerensa McElroy (14 September 2009). "Captured comet becomes moon of Jupiter". Cosmos Online. Archived from the original on 2009-09-17. Retrieved 14 September 2009.
- Orbital simulation from JPL (Java) / Horizons Ephemeris
- 147P/Kushida-Muramatsu – Seiichi Yoshida @ aerith.net
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