(100439) 1996 PU5 - (100439) 1996 PU5

(100439) 1996 PU5
Discovery
Discoverer NEAT, Near Earth Asteroid Tracking
Date August 10, 1996
Place Haleakala Observatory
Designations 1996 PU5 = 2001 VD72
Provisional name 1996 PU5
Category Asteroid belt
Orbital elements
Longitude of the ascending node 141,63667418°
Inclination 12,8678613383°
Argument of the periaster 234,319722803°
Major semi-axis 2.7168795231 et al
Eccentricity 0,2944304898
Medium anomaly 136,2950725007°
Derived orbital elements
Time 2457400,5 (31/07/2016) TDB[1][2]
Periastro o perihelio 1,9169473543 et al
Apoastro o afelio 3,5168116919 et al
Semi-amplitud among others
Sidereal orbital period 1635.70129573154 days
Average orbital velocity km / s
Physical characteristics
Dimensions km.
Diameter 3,825
Rotation period hours
Axial tilt º
Absolute magnitude 15,4
Albedo 0,084
Celestial body
Anterior (100438) 1996 PC3
Following (100440) 1996 PJ6

(100439) 1996 PU5 is an asteroid belonging to the asteroid belt , discovered on August 10, 1996 by the Near Earth Asteroid Tracking team from the Haleakala Observatory , Hawaii , United States .

Designation and name

Provisionally designated 1996 PU5.

Orbital characteristics

1996 PU5 is located at an average distance from the Sun of 2,716 ua , being able to move away up to 3,516 ua and approach up to 1,916 ua. Its eccentricity is 0.294 and the orbital inclination is 12.86 degrees . It takes 1635 days to complete one orbit around the Sun.

Physical characteristics

The absolute magnitude of 1996 PU5 is 15.4. It is 3.825 km in diameter and its albedo is estimated at 0.084.

See also

References

  1. ^ "100439" . Web of Minor Planet Center (in English) .
  2. ^ "(100439) 1996 PU5" . JPL website (in English) .