--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:
-- (24106) 1999 VA12 --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1999 Nov 10 from Fountain Hills by C. W. Juels. Alternate designation(s): 1992 WW1. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1992 Nov 18. Permanent number assigned 2001 Apr 08.
Companion discovered 2020 Sep 24 by D. Pray, P. Pravec, H. Kucakova, P. Fatka, K. Hornoch, P. Kusnirak, V. Chiorny using lightcurve observations from Sugarloaf Mountain Observatory, South Deerfield, Massachusetts, USA; Ondrejov Observatory; Kharkiv. Announced 2020 Oct 07 [P20f].
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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