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(4715) 1989 TS1

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Discovered by  Y. Oshima
MPC designation  (4715) 1989 TS1
Discovered  9 October 1989
Orbits  Sun
Discovery site  Gekko Observatory
Discovery date  9 October 1989
Observation arc  61.62 yr (22,507 days)
Absolute magnitude  9.3
Discoverer  Yoshiaki Oshima
Asteroid group  Jupiter trojan
Alternative names  1989 TS1 · 1972 GL1 1983 DF
Minor planet category  Jupiter trojan  (Trojan camp)
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(4715) 1989 TS1 is a carbonaceous Jupiter trojan from the Trojan camp, approximately 63 kilometers in diameter. It was discovered on 9 October 1989, by Japanese astronomer Yoshiaki Oshima at the Gekko Observatory in Shizuoka Prefecture, Japan.

Photometric observations of this asteroid during 1991 were used to build a light curve showing a rotation period of 8.8129 ± 0.0025 hours with a brightness variation of 0.46 ± 0.01 magnitude.

References

(4715) 1989 TS1 Wikipedia


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