10140 Villon

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10140 Villon
Discovery[1][2]
Discovered by Eric Elst
Discovery site Caussols
Discovery date 19 September 1993
Designations
MPC designation (10140) Villon
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 15422 days (42.22 yr)
Aphelion 2.7386771 AU (409.70026 Gm)
Perihelion 2.1029698 AU (314.59980 Gm)
2.4208234 AU (362.15003 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1312998
3.77 yr (1375.8 d)
131.49254°
0° 15m 42.024s / day
Inclination 2.620702°
165.48939°
21.228529°
Earth MOID 1.10445 AU (165.223 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.21911 AU (331.974 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.500
Physical characteristics
13.6

10140 Villon is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 1375.3864884 days (3.77 years).[1]

The asteroid was discovered on September 19, 1993, and named in honor of French poet François Villon.[1][2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "10140 Villon (1993 SX4)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. NASA. Retrieved 9 April 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. 1 (illustrated ed.). Springer Science & Business Media. p. 722. ISBN 9783540002383. Retrieved 15 April 2015. 

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