19367 Pink Floyd

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19367 Pink Floyd
Discovered by OCA-DLR Asteroid Survey (ODAS) at Caussols
Discovery date 3 December 1997
MPC designation (19367) Pink Floyd
Named after
Pink Floyd
1999 JH126; 1997 XW3;
1985 UZ2
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 22329 days (61.13 yr)
Aphelion 2.84747 AU (425.975 Gm)
Perihelion 2.04324 AU (305.664 Gm)
2.44536 AU (365.821 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.16444
3.82 yr (1396.7 d)
18.92 km/s
0° 15m 27.882s / day
Inclination 3.68534°
Earth MOID 1.05179 AU (157.346 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.5721 AU (384.78 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.477
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ? km
Mass ?×10? kg
Mean density
? g/cm³
Equatorial surface gravity
? m/s²
Equatorial escape velocity
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? d
Temperature ~178 K

19367 Pink Floyd is an asteroid that has been named in honour of the English musical group Pink Floyd. It was discovered on December 3, 1997.[1] It is in a 3.82-year elliptical orbit around the sun. Its previous perihelion passage occurred on December 23, 2004 at 9h00 UT.

There is little information on the physical properties of 19367 Pink Floyd. Its diameter remains uncertain; range of 3 to 6 km is probable.

19367 Pink Floyd's maximum brightness is estimated to be 1/14958 of the brightness of the faintest objects that can be seen with the human eye.

The asteroid's name is unusual in that it is expressed as two words, instead of "Pinkfloyd" which is the format used by most other minor planets named after individuals or groups (although the asteroid named after the Rolling Stones is also expressed as two words).


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