4672 Takuboku

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Takuboku
Discovery
Discovered by Seiji Ueda and Hiroshi Kaneda
Discovery site Kushiro
Discovery date 17 April 1988
Designations
MPC designation 4672
Named after
Takuboku Ishikawa
1988 HB
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 16397 days (44.89 yr)
Aphelion 3.3493247 AU (501.05184 Gm)
Perihelion 3.0326202 AU (453.67352 Gm)
3.190972 AU (477.3626 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0496251
5.70 yr (2082.0 d)
268.53883°
0° 10m 22.475s / day
Inclination 15.52345°
91.75676°
174.16909°
Earth MOID 2.01544 AU (301.506 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.74886 AU (261.626 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.138
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
17.795 ± 0.95 km
0.0609 ± 0.007
11.4

4672 Takuboku (1988 HB) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on April 17, 1988 by Seiji Ueda and Hiroshi Kaneda at Kushiro. It was named after the Japanese poet Takuboku Ishikawa (1886–1912).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "4672 Takuboku (1988 HB)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 14 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Meanings of asteroid names (4501-5000). See also: Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer, 5th ed. (ISBN 3-540-00238-3). "(4672) Takuboku", p. 402.

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