Asteroids in retrograde resonance with Jupiter and Saturn

  title={Asteroids in retrograde resonance with Jupiter and Saturn},
  author={Maria Helena Moreira Morais and F Namouni},
  journal={Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society},
  • M. MoraisF. Namouni
  • Published 1 August 2013
  • Physics, Geology
  • Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society
ABSTRACT We identify a set of asteroids among Centaurs and Damocloids, that orbit contrary to thecommon direction of motion in the Solar System and that enter into resonance with Jupiterand Saturn. Their orbits have inclinations I & 140  and semi-major axes a < 15 AU. Twoobjects are currently in retrograde resonance with Jupiter: 2006 BZ8 in the 2/-5 resonance and2008 SO218 in the 1/-2 resonance. One object, 2009 QY6, is currently in the 2/-3 retrograderesonance with Saturn. These are the first… 

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