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(6265) 1985 TW3

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Discovered by  Fric & Gilbrech
Minor planet category  main-belt
Aphelion  2.5842 AU (386.59 Gm)
Absolute magnitude  13.5
Discovery site  Palomar Observatory
MPC designation  6265
Discovery date  11 October 1985
Observation arc  13233 days (36.23 yr)
Discovered  11 October 1985
Orbits  Sun
Asteroid group  Asteroid belt
Alternative names  1985 TW3; 1953 RK1 1969 TZ4; 1979 YG9 1985 VQ1; 1987 GD1 1990 CX;

(6265) 1985 TW3 is a main-belt binary asteroid. It was discovered by T. F. Fric and Richard J. Gilbrech at the Palomar Observatory in San Diego County, California, on October 11, 1985. A moon was discovered orbiting the asteroid in 2007, separated by 8 km and orbiting once every 15 hours and 52 minutes.

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(6265) 1985 TW3 Wikipedia


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