(100512) 1997 AN20 - (100512) 1997 AN20

(100512) 1997 AN20
Discovery
Discoverer Spacewatch
Date January 11, 1997
Place Kitt Peak National Observatory
Designations 1997 AN20 = 2003 GC31
Provisional name 1997 AN20
Category Asteroid belt
Orbital elements
Longitude of the ascending node 218,3858489540818 °
Inclination 1,663900810986573 °
Argument of the periaster 68,45384615372154 °
Major semi-axis 2.995084474789537 et al
Eccentricity 0,0879038355874355
Medium anomaly 161,7735082609142 °
Derived orbital elements
Time 2457800.5 (2017-Feb-16.0) TDB[1][2]
Periastro o perihelio 2.731805061547157 et al
Apoastro o afelio 3.258363888031917 et al
Sidereal orbital period 1893.267765790647 days
Physical characteristics
Diameter 3,183 km.
Absolute magnitude 15,6 M
Albedo 0,11
Celestial body
Anterior (100511) 1997 AY18
Following (100513) 1997 AL21

(100512) 1997 AN20 is an asteroid belonging to the asteroid belt , discovered on January 11, 1997 by the Spacewatch team from the Kitt Peak National Observatory , Arizona , United States .

Designation and name

Provisionally designated 1997 AN20.

Orbital characteristics

1997 AN20 is located at an average distance from the Sun of 2,995 ua , being able to move away up to 3,258 ua and approach up to 2,731 ua. Its eccentricity is 0.087 and the orbital inclination is 1.663 degrees . It takes 1893.26 days to complete one orbit around the Sun.

Physical characteristics

The absolute magnitude of 1997 AN20 is 15.6. It is 3,183 km in diameter and its albedo is estimated at 0.11.

See also

References

  1. ^ "100512" . Web of Minor Planet Center (in English) . Retrieved December 26, 2016 .
  2. ^ "(100512) 1997 AN20" . JPL website (in English) . Retrieved December 26, 2016 .