2903 Zhuhai

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Zhuhai
Discovery
Discovered by Purple Mountain Observatory
Discovery site Nanking
Discovery date 23 October 1981
Designations
MPC designation (2903) Zhuhai
Named after
Zhuhai
1981 UV9
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 60.76 yr (22191 days)
Aphelion 2.7138827 AU (405.99107 Gm)
Perihelion 2.4115179 AU (360.75794 Gm)
2.562700 AU (383.3745 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0589934
4.10 yr (1498.5 d)
43.23447°
0° 14m 24.888s / day
Inclination 14.34218°
232.59497°
244.73849°
Earth MOID 1.46107 AU (218.573 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.44851 AU (366.292 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.388
Physical characteristics
6.152 ± 0.001 h[2]
11.7

2903 Zhuhai (1981 UV9) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 23, 1981, by Purple Mountain Observatory at Nanking. It is a member of the Maria family of asteroids.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2903 Zhuhai (1981 UV9)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 15 April 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Alvarez-Candal, Alvaro; et al. (December 2004), "Rotational lightcurves of asteroids belonging to families", Icarus, 172 (2): 388–401, Bibcode:2004Icar..172..388A, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2004.06.008. 

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