2696 Magion

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Magion
Discovery
Discovered by Ladislav Brožek
Discovery site Klet
Discovery date 16 April 1980
Designations
MPC designation 2696
1980 HB
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 63.93 yr (23352 days)
Aphelion 2.7299532 AU (408.39519 Gm)
Perihelion 2.1703507 AU (324.67984 Gm)
2.450152 AU (366.5375 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1141975
3.84 yr (1400.8 d)
190.04301°
0° 15m 25.16s / day
Inclination 25.35010°
186.23718°
283.26181°
Earth MOID 1.29213 AU (193.300 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.45817 AU (367.737 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.356
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
10.09 ± 0.5 km
480 h (20 d)
0.0687 ± 0.008
12.2

2696 Magion (1980 HB) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on April 16, 1980 by Ladislav Brožek at Kleť. Photometric measurements of the asteroid made in 2007 at the Modra Observatory in Slovakia showed a light curve with a period of roughly 480 ± 6 hours and a brightness variation of 0.31 in magnitude.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2696 Magion (1980 HB)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 15 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Galad, Adrian; Kornos, Leonard; Gajdos, Stefan (2009), "Lightcurves of Eight Selected Asterois from Modra", The Minor Planet Bulletin, 36 (1), pp. 13–15, Bibcode:2009MPBu...36...13G, retrieved 2013-02-03. 

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