165659 Michaelhicks

asteroid

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.

165659 Michaelhicks
Discovery
Discovered byNear Earth Asteroid Tracking
Discovery dateJune 15, 2001
Designations
MPC designation165659 Michaelhicks
Named after
Michael D. Hicks
2001 LZ6
main belt asteroid
Orbital characteristics[1]
Aphelion4.2224143 AU (631,664,188.4932 km)
Perihelion1.9805059 AU (296,279,465.549 km)
3.1014601 AU (463,971,827.021 km)
Eccentricity0.3614279
1995.0220874 days
5.46 years
204.28888°
Inclination27.80568°
Physical characteristics
14.9

ReferencesEdit

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