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4674 Pauling

4674 Pauling
Discovery [1]
Discovered by E. F. Helin
Discovery site Palomar Obs.
Discovery date 2 May 1989
Designations
MPC designation 4674 Pauling
1989 JC
main-belt (inner)
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 27 June 2015 (JD 2457200.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 29.77 yr (10,874 days)
Aphelion 1.9893 AU
Perihelion 1.7283 AU
1.8588 AU
Eccentricity 0.0702
2.53 yr (925.71 days)
205.50°
Inclination 19.439°
232.94°
239.64°
Earth MOID 0.7842 AU
Physical characteristics
2.5306 h
13.7 mag

4674 Pauling is an inner main belt asteroid. It is a member of the Hungaria family.[2] It was discovered by Eleanor F. Helin on 2 May 1989 from Palomar Observatory. Pauling measures about 8 km[2] in diameter. It is named after the scientist Linus Pauling.

In 2004, a team of astronomers at the European Southern Observatory announced that Pauling is orbited by a small moon. The moon has received the provisional designation S/2004 (4674) 1. It is believed to measure 2.5 km[2] in diameter and to orbit Pauling at a distance of 250 km. The primary period of the system is measured by its lightcurve to be 2.5306 ± 0.0003 hours.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 4674 Pauling (1989 JC)" (2015-09-23 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved October 2015. 
  2. ^ a b c d Warner, Brian D.; Pravec, Petr; Kusnirák, Peter; Foote, Cindy; Foote, Jerry; Galád, Adrián; Gajdos, Stefan; Kornos, Leos; Világi, Jozef; Higgins, David; Nudds, Shannon; Kugly, Yurij N.; Gaftonyuk, Ninel M. (June 2006). "Lightcurves analysis for Hungaria asteroids 3854 George, 4440 Tchantches and 4674 Pauling". The Minor Planet Bulletin (ISSN 1052-8091). Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers 33 (2): 34–35.  

External links

  • Johnston's Archive: (4674) Pauling


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