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"Skytel" redirects here. For the Mongolian telecommunications company, see Skytel (Mongolia).
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Harvard College
Discovery site Agassiz Station
Discovery date February 19, 1980
MPC designation 3243
Named after Sky & Telescope
Alternative names 1980 DC
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.3650903
Perihelion 2.7090515
Eccentricity 0.1080052
Orbital period 1933.2180563
Mean anomaly 13.78846
Inclination 9.34184
Longitude of ascending node 349.29946
Argument of perihelion 289.84429
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 12.4

3243 Skytel (1980 DC) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on February 19, 1980 by Harvard College at Agassiz Station.

External links

  • JPL Small-Body Database Browser on 3243 Skytel

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