153298 Paulmyers

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153298 Paulmyers
Discovery[1]
Discovered by David Healy
Discovery site Junk Bond Observatory
Discovery date 29 March 2001
Designations
MPC designation (153298) Paulmyers
Named after
PZ Myers
2001 FC122 = 1998 YM33 = 2003 UK104
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 6203 days (16.98 yr)
Aphelion 3.6406175 AU (544.62863 Gm)
Perihelion 2.7152985 AU (406.20287 Gm)
3.1779580 AU (475.41575 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1455839
5.67 yr (2069.3 d)
155.52708°
0.17397300°/day
Inclination 5.1397209°
194.87991°
72.049423°
Earth MOID 1.70389 AU (254.898 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.46039 AU (218.471 Gm)
Physical characteristics
15.6,[3] 15.2[2]

153298 Paulmyers is an asteroid discovered on March 29, 2001 by David Healy at Junk Bond Observatory.[1] It is named after biologist and prominent blogger PZ Myers.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (150001)-(155000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Retrieved December 31, 2008. 
  2. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 153298 Paulmyers (2001 FC122)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 26 March 2016. 
  3. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on June 17, 2012. Retrieved December 31, 2008. 

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