--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.)
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main belt asteroid
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-- (17081) Jaytee --discovery and notes:
Primary discovered 1999 May 08 from Catalina Station, Arizona, USA by Catalina Sky Survey. Alternate designation(s): 1999 JT1, 1986 VZ1. Linked to prediscovery observations from 1985 Mar 23. Permanent number assigned 2000 Sep 13.
Named 2006 Jun 13 for Joseph T. Williams (1936-) [MPC056960].
Companion discovered 2021 Sep by Vachier, F., P. Pravec, P. Kusnirak, V. Chiorny, J. Oey, R. Durkee, V. Benishek, P. Thierry, A. Klotz, and J. Berthier using lightcurve observations from Observatoire des Makes, Reunion; Chuguev Station, Kharkiv Observatory, Ukraine; Blue Mountains Observatory, Leura, New South Wales, Australia; Shed of Science South Observatory, Pontotoc, Texas, USA; Sopot Observatory, Serbia. Announced 2021 Sep 25 [V21a].
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by Wm. Robert Johnston.
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