1503 Kuopio

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1503 Kuopio
1503Kuopio (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 1503 Kuopio based on its light curve.
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Yrjö Väisälä
Discovery site Turku
Discovery date 15 December 1938
Designations
MPC designation (1503) Kuopio
Named after
Kuopio
1938 XD
main belt
Orbital characteristics[2][3]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 81.13 yr (29631 days)
Aphelion 2.90075 AU (433.946 Gm)
Perihelion 2.35054 AU (351.636 Gm)
2.62564 AU (392.790 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.104777
4.25 yr (1554.0 d)
61.9927°
0° 13m 53.976s / day
Inclination 12.3690°
316.989°
178.126°
Earth MOID 1.36321 AU (203.933 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.14642 AU (321.100 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.362
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 18.43 kilometres (11.45 mi) ± 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi)
Mean diameter[4]
Mean radius
9.215±0.75 km
9.98 ± 0.03 hours,[5] 9.957 h (0.4149 d)[3]
0.2995±0.056 [3][4]
10.6,[6] 10.4[3]

1503 Kuopio (1938 XD) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on December 15, 1938, by Yrjö Väisälä at Turku.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (1)-(5000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Retrieved December 7, 2008. 
  2. ^ "(1503) Kuopio". AstDyS. Italy: University of Pisa. Retrieved December 15, 2008. 
  3. ^ a b c d "1503 Kuopio (1938 XD)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 27 April 2016. 
  4. ^ a b Tedesco; et al. (2004). "Supplemental IRAS Minor Planet Survey (SIMPS)". IRAS-A-FPA-3-RDR-IMPS-V6.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on January 17, 2010. Retrieved January 8, 2009. 
  5. ^ Székely; Kiss, L; Szabo, G; Sarneczky, K; Csak, B; Varadi, M; Meszaros, S; et al. (2005). "CCD photometry of 23 minor planets" (abstract). Planetary and Space Science. 53 (9): 925–936. Bibcode:2005P&SS...53..925S. arXiv:astro-ph/0504462Freely accessible. doi:10.1016/j.pss.2005.04.006.  web preprint
  6. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on June 17, 2012. Retrieved January 8, 2009. 

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