6244 Okamoto

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Okamoto
Discovery
Discovered by T. Seki
Discovery site Geisei
Discovery date 20 August 1990
Designations
MPC designation 6244
1990 QF
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 29721 days (81.37 yr)
Aphelion 2.489304499682412 AU (372.39465267641 Gm)
Perihelion 1.82991167625419 AU (273.75089033669 Gm)
2.159608087968 AU (323.0727715065 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1526649272851540
3.17 yr (1159.2 d)
320.1674207537190°
0° 18m 38.006s / day
Inclination 5.399438164460342°
331.3767080914450°
51.40237448529490°
Earth MOID 0.836428 AU (125.1278 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.98517 AU (446.575 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.677
Physical characteristics
2.8958 h (0.12066 d)
13.5

6244 Okamoto (1990 QF) is a main-belt binary asteroid discovered on August 20, 1990 by T. Seki at Geisei. A moon was discovered in 2006 from light curve observations, with a period of 20 hours, 19 minutes.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "6244 Okamoto (1990 QF)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 13 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Johnston, Robert. "(6244) Okamoto". johnstonsarchive.net. Retrieved 28 May 2015. 

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