2031 BAM

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2031 BAM
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Chernykh, L.
Discovery site Nauchnyj
Discovery date 8 October 1969
Designations
MPC designation 1969 TG2
1939 VB, 1959 TW, 1972 NQ
Orbital characteristics[1]
Orbit of 2031 BAM.gif
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 75.85 yr (27706 days)
Aphelion 2.6209396 AU (392.08698 Gm)
Perihelion 1.8472547 AU (276.34537 Gm)
2.2340972 AU (334.21618 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1731538
3.34 yr (1219.7 d)
306.8843°
0° 17m 42.56s / day
Inclination 4.752391°
169.2815°
213.6148°
Earth MOID 0.850603 AU (127.2484 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.83334 AU (423.862 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.615
Proper orbital elements[1]
0.29503 deg / yr
1220.21489 yr
(445683.49 d)
Physical characteristics
12.9

2031 BAM (1969 TG2) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 8, 1969 by Chernykh, L. at Nauchnyj, Ukraine. This asteroid was named to commemorate the Soviets who built the BAM railroad line through eastern Russia from 1974 to 1986.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "2031 BAM (1969 TG2)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. SPK-ID: 2002031. Retrieved 17 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "BAM". Retrieved 11 January 2014. 

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