--Orbital and physical data--
(See this page for definitions of quantities; source codes in brackets, see this link for full references; *A, *D, and *E indicate assumed, derived, and estimated values, respectively.)
dynamical type, primary:
main belt asteroid
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other data, system (combined):|
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other data, secondary:
-- (5402) Kejosmith --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1989 Oct 27 from Palomar Observatory, California, USA by E. F. Helin. Alternate designation(s): 1989 UK2, 1986 SX, 1986 WO5. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1986 Sep 30. Permanent number assigned 1992 Dec 09.
Named 1997 Apr 22 for Keith C. Smith and Joan Furlong [MPC029670].
Companion discovered 2018 Aug 04 by V. Benishek, P. Pravec, H. Kucakova, K. Hornoch, B. Warner, J. Oey, F. Pilcher, and V. Chiorny using lightcurve observations from Sopot Observatory, Serbia; Ondrejov Observatory, Czech Republic; CS3 Palmer Divide Station, Eaton, Colorado, USA; Blue Mountains Observatory, Leura, New South Wales, Australia; Organ Mesa Observatory, Las Cruces, New Mexico, USA; Kharkiv Observatory, Chuguev, Ukraine. Announced 2018 Oct 07 [B18k].
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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