(100272) 1994 VX6 - (100272) 1994 VX6

(100272) 1994 VX6
Discovery
Discoverer K. Endate; K. Watanabe
Date November 1, 1994
Place Kitami Observatory
Designations 1994 VX6 = 2000 WM158
Provisional name 1994 VX6
Category Asteroid belt
Orbital elements
Longitude of the ascending node 66,55328192°
Inclination 9,871708172°
Argument of the periaster 298,4784109°
Major semi-axis 3,097459794 et al
Eccentricity 0,351050541
Medium anomaly 15,6437179°
Derived orbital elements
Time 2457400,5 (31/07/2016) TDB[1][2]
Periastro o perihelio 2.010094857 et al
Apoastro o afelio 4,184824732 et al
Semi-amplitud among others
Sidereal orbital period 1991,163596 days
Average orbital velocity km / s
Physical characteristics
Dimensions km.
Diameter 5,144
Rotation period hours
Axial tilt º
Absolute magnitude 14,1
Albedo 0,172
Celestial body
Anterior (100271) 1994 VP1
Following (100273) 1994 WO1

(100272) 1994 VX6 is an asteroid belonging to the asteroid belt , discovered on November 1, 1994 by Kin Endate and fellow astronomer Kazuro Watanabe from the Kitami Observatory , Hokkaidō , Japan .

Designation and name

Tentatively designated 1994 VX6.

Orbital characteristics

1994 VX6 is located at an average distance from the Sun of 3,097 ua , being able to move away up to 4,184 ua and approach up to 2,010 ua. Its eccentricity is 0.351 and the orbital inclination is 9.871 degrees . It takes 1991 days to complete one orbit around the Sun.

Physical characteristics

The absolute magnitude of the 1994 VX6 is 14.1. It is 5.144 km in diameter and its albedo is estimated at 0.172.

See also

References

  1. ^ "100272" . Web of Minor Planet Center (in English) .
  2. ^ "(100272) 1994 VX6" . JPL website (in English) .