Asteroids with Satellites Database--Johnston's Archive

(613286) 2005 YQ96

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last updated 10 April 2022

--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: NEA, Aten (PHA)


orbital data, primary (osculating elements) [JPL] :
semimajor axis a: 0.743746462 AU
orbital period P: 0.641412426 yr
(= 234.2803133 d)
eccentricity e: 0.33325777
perihelion distance q: 0.49588717 AU
aphelion distance Q: 0.99160575 AU
inclination i: 22.21888°
argument of perihelion ω: 340.010111°
ascending node Ω: 282.710378°
mean anomaly M: 179.0421°
perihelion passage TP: 2014 Aug 14.483256
Epoch: 2014 Dec 09
data arc: 2005-2014 (64 obs.)
Earth MOID: 0.0190453 AU
Jupiter Tisserand invariant TJ: 7.656


orbital data, secondary:
semimajor axis as: ?
orbital period Ps: ?
eccentricity es: ?
normalized ang. mom. αL: ?

other data, system (combined):
absolute mag. H: 20.4 [MPC]
slope parameter G: (0.15) [*A]
effective diameter dE: 0.27 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: 10 km [*E]

other data, primary:
diameter dp: 0.27 km [*E]
rotation period RPp: ?
amplitude in mag., rotational ΔM: ?
pole direction Β, λ: ? , ?


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

-- (613286) 2005 YQ96 --discovery and notes:

Primary discovered 2005 Dec 30 from Catalina Station, Arizona, USA by Catalina Sky Survey. Permanent number assigned 28 Mar 2022.

Companion discovered 2014 Dec using radar observations from Goldstone, California, USA; Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico. Announced 2014 Dec.

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