953 Painleva

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953 Painleva
Discovery
Discovered by B. Jekhovsky
Discovery site Algiers
Discovery date 29 April 1921
Designations
1921 JT
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 88.30 yr (32251 days)
Aphelion 3.3166 AU (496.16 Gm)
Perihelion 2.2559 AU (337.48 Gm)
2.7863 AU (416.82 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.19033
4.65 yr (1698.8 d)
106.695°
0° 12m 42.912s / day
Inclination 8.6667°
36.431°
259.972°
Earth MOID 1.25984 AU (188.469 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.95962 AU (293.155 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.288
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
14.165±0.55 km
7.389 h (0.3079 d)
0.1670±0.013
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953 Painleva is a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It was discovered on 29 April 1921 by the Russian astronomer Benjamin Jekhowsky. The planet was named in honor of the French statesman and mathematician Paul Painlevé.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "953 Painleva (1921 JT)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2 May 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D.; International Astronomical Union (2003). Dictionary of minor planet names. Berlin; New York: Springer-Verlag. p. 84. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 9 September 2011. 

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