(100010) 1988 RN12 - (100010) 1988 RN12

(100010) 1988 RN12
Discovery
Discoverer S. J. Bus
Date September 14, 1988
Place Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory
Designations 1988 RN12 = 2002 TA279
Provisional name 1988 RN12
Category Asteroid belt
Orbital elements
Longitude of the ascending node 358,4823883054°
Inclination 16,9121469092°
Argument of the periaster 309,4136281409°
Major semi-axis 2,7572777029 et al
Eccentricity 0,2656436444
Medium anomaly 98,6537209242°
Derived orbital elements
Time 2457800.5 (2017-Feb-16.0) TDB[1][2]
Periastro o perihelio 2.0248244053 et al
Apoastro o afelio 3,4897310005 et al
Sidereal orbital period 1672.31925469989 days
Physical characteristics
Diameter 8,094km.
Absolute magnitude 14,5 M
Albedo 0,051
Celestial body
Anterior (100009) 1988 RQ4
Following (100011) 1988 VE3

(100010) 1988 RN12 is an asteroid belonging to the asteroid belt , discovered on September 14, 1988 by Schelte John Bus from the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory , La Serena , Chile .

Designation and name

Provisionally designated 1988 RN12.

Orbital characteristics

1988 RN12 is located at an average distance from the Sun of 2,757 ua , being able to move away up to 3,489 ua and approach up to 2,024 ua. Its eccentricity is 0.265 and the orbital inclination is 16.91 degrees . It takes 1672 days to complete one orbit around the Sun.

Physical characteristics

The absolute magnitude of 1988 RN12 is 14.5. It is 8.094 km in diameter and its albedo is estimated at 0.051.

See also

References

  1. ^ "100010" . Web of Minor Planet Center (in English) . Retrieved December 15, 2016 .
  2. ^ "(100010) 1988 RN12" . JPL website (in English) . Retrieved December 15, 2016 .