Asteroids with Satellites Database--Johnston's Archive

(3034) Climenhaga

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 21 September 2014

--Orbital and physical data--

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dynamical type, primary: main belt asteroid


orbital data, primary (osculating elements) [JPL] :
semimajor axis a: 2.325534157 AU
orbital period P: 3.546437302 yr
(= 1295.3362250 d)
eccentricity e: 0.209447286
perihelion distance q: 1.83845734 AU
aphelion distance Q: 2.812610974 AU
inclination i: 4.9209180°
argument of perihelion ω: 313.622926°
ascending node Ω: 10.712946°
mean anomaly M: 123.456687°
perihelion passage TP: 2013 Mar 04.78355
Epoch: 2014 May 23
data arc: 1917-2014 (1368 obs.)
Earth MOID: 0.829762 AU
Jupiter Tisserand invariant TJ: 3.54


orbital data, secondary:
semimajor axis as: 19 km [*E]
separation/primary radius as/rp:3.8 [*E]
separation/Hill radius as/rH:0.013 [*E]
orbital period Ps: 0.7898 ± 0.00004 d [O13a]
eccentricity es: ?
normalized ang. mom. αL: ?

other data, system (combined):
absolute mag. H: 12.6 [MPC]
slope parameter G: (0.15) [*A]
effective diameter dE: 9.97 km [*E]
geometric albedo: (0.16 ) [*A]
color index U-B: ?
color index B-V: ?
taxonomic type: ?
mass m: ?
density ρ: (1.6 g/cm3) [*A]
Hill radius rH: 1400 km [*E]

other data, primary:
diameter dp: 9.97 km [*E]
rotation period RPp: 2.737485 ± 0.000008 h [O13a]
amplitude in mag., rotational ΔM: 0.10 ± 0.03 [O13a]
amplitude in mag., mutual events ΔM:0.05 ±0.05 [O13a]
pole direction Β, λ: ? , ?


other data, secondary:
diameter ds: ?
diameter ratio ds/dp: ?
component mag. difference ΔM: ?
rotation period RPs: ?

-- (3034) Climenhaga --discovery and notes:

Primary discovered 1917 Sep 24 from Heidelberg, Germany by M. F. Wolf. Alternate designation(s): A917 SE, 1949 UE1, 1952 KZ, 1970 OC, 1974 VN2, 1974 XE, 1979 BD1, 1981 XD. Permanent number assigned 1984 May 15.

Named 1986 Dec 16 for John L. Climenhaga [MPC11441].

Companion discovered 2009 May 01 by J. Oey, R. Ya. Inasaridze, O. I. Kvaratskhelia, V. Ayvazian, V. G. Chiorny, Yu. N. Krugly, I. E. Molotov, B. D. Warner, P. Pravec, P. Kusnirak, D. Higgins, J. Pollock, J. Haislip, K. Ivarsen, D. Reichart, A. LaCluyze, and A. Galad using lightcurve observations. Announced 2013 Jul [O13a].

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