165659 Michaelhicks

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165659 Michaelhicks
Discovery
Discovered by Near Earth Asteroid Tracking
Discovery time June 15, 2001
Names
Name 165659 Michaelhicks
Named for Michael D. Hicks
Other names 2001 LZ6
Group main belt asteroid
Orbit[1]
Longest distance from the Sun 4.2224143 AU (631,664,188.4932 km)
Shortest distance from the Sun 1.9805059 AU (296,279,465.549 km)
Longest distance from the center of its orbital path
("semi-major axis")
3.1014601 AU (463,971,827.021 km)
How egg-shaped its orbit is
("eccentricity")
0.3614279
How long it takes to complete an orbit 1995.0220874 days
5.46 years
Mean anomaly 204.28888°
Angle above the reference plane
("inclination")
27.80568°
Size and Other Qualities
True brightness
("absolute magnitude")
14.9

165659 Michaelhicks (called 2001 LZ6 before it was given a name) is a main belt asteroid. It was found by the Near Earth Asteroid Tracking team at Haleakalā on June 15, 2001. 165659 Michaelhicks is named after Michael D. Hicks, a scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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References[change | change source]

  1. NASA JPL Small-Body Database Browser on 165659 Michaelhicks