(1980) Tezcatlipoca

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(1980) Tezcatlipoca
Properties of the orbit ( animation )
Epoch:  December 9, 2014 ( JD 2,457,000.5)
Orbit type Cupid type
Major semi-axis 1.7095  AU
eccentricity 0.3649
Perihelion - aphelion 1.0856 AU - 2.3333 AU
Inclination of the orbit plane 26.8609 °
Length of the ascending node 246.6176 °
Argument of the periapsis 115.3995 °
Sidereal period 2.24 a
Mean orbital velocity 22.78 km / s
Physical Properties
Medium diameter 4.3 km
Albedo 0.250
Rotation period 7.24612 h
Absolute brightness 13.92 mag
Spectral class SU
Explorer AG Wilson , Å. AE Wallenquist
Date of discovery June 19, 1950
Another name 1950 LA
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(1980) Tezcatlipoca is an asteroid of the Amor type , which on 19 June 1950 by A. G. Wilson and Å. A. E. Wallenquist the Observatory of Mount Palomar was discovered.

The celestial body was named after Tezcatlipoca , the Aztec and Toltec god of night and matter.

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