2324 Janice

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Janice
Discovery
Discovered by E. F. Helin and S. J. Bus
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date 7 November 1978
Designations
MPC designation 2324
1978 VS4
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 81.24 yr (29672 days)
Aphelion 3.6382855 AU (544.27976 Gm)
Perihelion 2.5322958 AU (378.82606 Gm)
3.085291 AU (461.5530 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1792359
5.42 yr (1979.4 d)
100.16797°
0° 10m 54.73s / day
Inclination 0.3991346°
315.76474°
305.51756°
Earth MOID 1.51555 AU (226.723 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.4327 AU (214.33 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.202
Physical characteristics
23.2 h (0.97 d)
11.5

2324 Janice (1978 VS4) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on November 7, 1978 by E. F. Helin and S. J. Bus at Palomar. Measurements of the lightcurve made in 2010 give a tentative rotation period of 23.2 ± 0.1 hours. It has a diameter of 28.9 km.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2324 Janice (1978 VS4)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 15 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Gartrelle, Gordon M. (April 2012), "Lightcurve Results for Eleven Asteroids", The Minor Planet Bulletin 39 (2): 40–46, Bibcode:2012MPBu...39...40G, retrieved 2013-02-21. 

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