9767 Midsomer Norton

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Midsomer Norton
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Duncan Steel
Discovery site Siding Spring
Discovery date 10 March 1992
Designations
MPC designation (9767) Midsomer Norton
Named after
Midsomer Norton
1992 EB1
Orbital characteristics[2][3]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 10820 days (29.62 yr)
Aphelion 5.3091 AU (794.23 Gm)
Perihelion 1.4549 AU (217.65 Gm)
3.38200 AU (505.940 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.56982
6.22 yr (2271.7 d)
293.763°
0° 9m 30.492s / day
Inclination 21.498°
331.381°
231.104°
Earth MOID 0.542404 AU (81.1425 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 0.863658 AU (129.2014 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 2.771
Physical characteristics
16.4

9767 Midsomer Norton (1992 EB1) is an outer main-belt asteroid discovered on March 10, 1992 by Duncan Steel at Siding Spring.[1] It is one of very few asteroids located in the 2 : 1 mean motion resonance with Jupiter.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (5001)-(10000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 7 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "(9767) MidsomerNorton". AstDyS. Italy: University of Pisa. Retrieved 10 December 2008. 
  3. ^ "9767 Midsomer Norton (1992 EB1)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 13 April 2016. 
  4. ^ Roig; Nesvorny, D.; Ferraz-Mello, S.; et al. (2002). "Asteroids in the 2 : 1 resonance with Jupiter: dynamics and size distribution". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society. 335 (2): 417–431. Bibcode:2002MNRAS.335..417R. doi:10.1046/j.1365-8711.2002.05635.x. 

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