4543 Phoinix

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Phoinix
Discovery
Discovered by Carolyn S. Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date 2 February 1989
Designations
MPC designation 4543
Named after
Phoenix
1989 CQ1
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 21978 days (60.17 yr)
Aphelion 5.6101 AU (839.26 Gm)
Perihelion 4.6302 AU (692.67 Gm)
5.1201 AU (765.96 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.095696
11.59 yr (4231.77 d)
191.940°
0° 5m 6.256s / day
Inclination 14.711°
325.392°
85.418°
Earth MOID 3.68005 AU (550.528 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 0.0151291 AU (2.26328 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 2.926
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
31.395 ± 2.85 km
38.866 h (1.6194 d)
0.0591 ± 0.012
9.8

4543 Phoinix (1989 CQ1) is a Jupiter Trojan discovered on February 2, 1989 by Carolyn S. Shoemaker at Palomar.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 2009 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 38.866 ± 0.012 hours.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "4543 Phoinix (1989 CQ1)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 14 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Mottola, Stefano; Di Martino, Mario; Erikson, Anders; Gonano-Beurer, Maria; Carbognani, Albino; Carsenty, Uri; Hahn, Gerhard; Schober, Hans-Josef; Lahulla, Felix; Delbò, Marco; Lagerkvist, Claes-Ingvar (May 2011). "Rotational Properties of Jupiter Trojans. I. Light Curves of 80 Objects". The Astronomical Journal 141 (5): 170. Bibcode:2011AJ....141..170M. doi:10.1088/0004-6256/141/5/170. 

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