|Properties of the orbit ( animation )|
|Orbit type||Jupiter Trojan (L 4 )|
|Major semi-axis||5.1842 AU|
|Perihelion - aphelion||4.8949 AU - 5.4735 AU|
|Inclination of the orbit plane||4.1551 °|
|Sidereal period||11.80 a|
|Mean orbital velocity||13.06 km / s|
|Rotation period||? H|
|Absolute brightness||11.1 mag|
|Explorer||C. J. and I. v. Houten-Groeneveld , T. Gehrels|
|Date of discovery||19th September 1973|
|Another name||1973 SP 1 , 1986 VM 8 , 1996 RC 27|
|Source: Unless otherwise stated, the data comes from JPL Small-Body Database Browser . The affiliation to an asteroid family is automatically determined from the AstDyS-2 database . Please also note the note on asteroid items.|
(9713) Oceax is an asteroid belonging to the group of Jupiter Trojans . This describes asteroids that move around the sun on the Lagrange points on Jupiter's orbit . (9713) Oceax was founded on September 19, 1973 by C. J. and I. v. Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels discovered at the Palomar Observatory . It is assigned to the Lagrangian point L 4 .
The asteroid is named after the mythological figure of Oceax , the son of King Nauplios of Evia and brother of Palamedes .
- Asteroid Oceax: Discovery Circumstances according to the Minor Planet Center of the International Astronomical Union at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, Cambridge, USA
- Asteroid Oceax in the Small-Body Database of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA
- (9713) Oceax in the database of the "Asteroids - Dynamic Site" (AstDyS-2, English).
- ↑ NASA: 9713 Oceax. In: JPL Small-Body Database. Retrieved March 22, 2010 .