Publications Relating to the Discovery
Central Bureau for Astronomical TelegramsThe discovery was announced via the Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams on June 20, 2021 as Electronic Telegram No 4981. Note that a subscription is required to access the published document.
CBET 4981 : 20210620 : (4337) ARECIBO Electronic Telegram No. 4981 Central Bureau for Astronomical Telegrams Mailing address: Hoffman Lab 209; Harvard University; 20 Oxford St.; Cambridge, MA 02138; U.S.A. e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org (alternate email@example.com) URL http://www.cbat.eps.harvard.edu/index.html Prepared using the Tamkin Foundation Computer Network
Report submitted to CBAT: (4337) ARECIBO
David Gault and Peter Nosworthy report the discovery of a satellite of the minor planet (4337) Arecibo, from the occultation of the star UCAC4 323-126197 on 2021 May 19.74861. The observers were separated by 0.7 km across the occultation path, and 18 km along the path. Both observations were made using GPS time-stamped video. Both observers recorded two occultation events with the following characteristics. Observer Location Chord Lengths (Australia) Main body Satellite D Gault Hawkesbury Heights 18.7 km 5.6 km P Nosworthy Hazelbrook 19.7 km 2.6 km