(100504) 1997 AU8 - (100504) 1997 AU8

(100504) 1997 AU8
Discovery
Discoverer Spacewatch
Date January 2, 1997
Place Kitt Peak National Observatory
Designations 1997 AU8 = 2001 DO106
Provisional name 1997 AU8
Category Asteroid belt
Orbital elements
Longitude of the ascending node 161,6767472321807 °
Inclination 1,436158940261131 °
Argument of the periaster 10,84478095366463 °
Major semi-axis 2,436683282987628 et al
Eccentricity 0,1318629415318587
Medium anomaly 65,87471222749278 °
Derived orbital elements
Time 2457800.5 (2017-Feb-16.0) TDB[1][2]
Periastro o perihelio 2.115375057711373 et al
Apoastro o afelio 2.757991508263883 et al
Sidereal orbital period 1389.303252933964 days
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude 17,1 M
Celestial body
Anterior (100503) 1996 XD25
Following (100505) 1997 AA9

(100504) 1997 AU8 is an asteroid belonging to the asteroid belt , discovered on January 2, 1997 by the Spacewatch team from the Kitt Peak National Observatory , Arizona , United States .

Designation and name

Provisionally designated 1997 AU8.

Orbital characteristics

1997 AU8 is located at an average distance from the Sun of 2,436 ua , being able to move away up to 2,757 ua and approach up to 2,115 ua. Its eccentricity is 0.131 and the orbital inclination is 1.436 degrees . It takes 1,389.30 days to complete one orbit around the Sun.

Physical characteristics

The absolute magnitude of 1997 AU8 is 17.1.

See also

References

  1. ^ "100504" . Web of Minor Planet Center (in English) . Retrieved December 26, 2016 .
  2. ^ "(100504) 1997 AU8" . JPL website (in English) . Retrieved December 26, 2016 .