5331 Erimomisaki

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5331 Erimomisaki
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Kin Endate and Kazuro Watanabe
Discovery site Kitami Observatory
Discovery date January 27, 1990
Designations
MPC designation 5331
Named after
Cape Erimo
1990 BT1
Main belt [2]
Orbital characteristics[3]
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 3.8469 AU
Perihelion 1.6839 AU
2.7654 AU
Eccentricity 0.391094
1679.72 days (4.6 years)
92.702°
Inclination 12.095°
109.84°
283.186°
Physical characteristics
24.26 ± 0.02 hours [4]
12.0 [5]

5331 Erimomisaki (1990 BT1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on January 27, 1990 by Kin Endate and Kazuro Watanabe at Kitami Observatory.[1] It is named for Cape Erimo at the south end of Hokkaidō.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (5001)-(10000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Retrieved December 17, 2008. 
  2. ^ "5331 Erimomisaki (1990 BT1)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved December 28, 2008. 
  3. ^ "(5331) Erimomisaki". AstDyS. Italy: University of Pisa. Retrieved December 17, 2008. 
  4. ^ Boe et al. (2008). "The Lightcurve of Asteroid 5331 Erimomisaki". The Minor Planet Bulletin 35 (4): 143. Bibcode:2008MPBu...35..143C. 
  5. ^ Tholen (2007). "Asteroid Absolute Magnitudes". EAR-A-5-DDR-ASTERMAG-V11.0. Planetary Data System. Archived from the original on 1 December 2008. Retrieved December 28, 2008. [dead link]
  6. ^ Schmadel, Lutz (2003). Dictionary of minor planet names (fifth ed.). Germany: Springer. p. 457. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 2008-12-28.