--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
orbital data, primary (osculating elements) [JPL] :
orbital data, secondary:
other data, system (combined):|
other data, primary:
other data, secondary:
-- (18303) 1980 PU --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1980 Aug 06 from Klet, Czech Republic by Z. Vavrova. Alternate designation(s): 1983 JC1, 1992 CO6, 1999 HK8. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1980 Aug 04. Permanent number assigned 2000 Nov 11.
Companion discovered 2019 Aug 10 by V. Benishek, P. Pravec, P. Kusnirak, R. Durkee, D. Pray, V. Chiorny, O. Mikhalchenko, M. Husarik, M. Pikler, J. Oey, P. Bacci, M. Maestripieri, A. Aznar using lightcurve observations from Sopot Observatory, Serbia; Shed of Science South Observatory; Sugarloaf Mountain Observatory; Chuguev station, Kharkiv Observatory, Ukraine; Skalnate Pleso Observatory; Blue Mountains Observatory; San Marcello Pistoiese Observatory; Isaac Aznar Observatory. Announced 2019 Oct 09 [B19d].
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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