Nagasaki

(9540 P-L )
CURRENT POSITION: 5 ARI 34
Incl: 2.31015
Eccent: 0.1269999
Period: 4.1193656648587 years
AU 2.5696472
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

17.10.1960 05:24 Palomar 116w51 33n21 observations 1

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Named for the Japanese city of Nagasaki in the hope that this minor planet may be a symbol for world peace. (M 25230)

Name proposed by T. Gehrels.

Discovered on 17-10-1960 in Palomar by van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehr

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09-08-1945The US drops Atomic Bomb on Nagasaki. Asteroid Nagasaki conjunct Pluto.
09-08-1945The US drops Atomic Bomb on Nagasaki. Asteroid Nagasaki conjunct asteroid Siva.