--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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-- (9972) Minoruoda --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1993 May 26 from Kiyosato by S. Otomo. Alternate designation(s): 1993 KQ, 1958 DQ, 1979 HE6, 1982 BE2, 1989 AQ9. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1958 Feb 23. Permanent number assigned 1999 Feb 02.
Named 2003 Nov 09 for Minoru Oda (1923-2001) [MPC050250].
Companion discovered 2017 May by W. Cooney, V. Benishek, P. Pravec, H. Kucakova, K. Hornoch, P. Kusnirak, J. Vrastil, J. Gross, D. Terrell, D. Pray, V. Chiorny, I. Slyusarev, B. Flanagan, B. Pellerin, R. Montaigut, A. Leroy using lightcurve observations. Announced 2017 Jun 05 [C17#].
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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