Friday, 23 May 2008

(55637) 2002 UX25, identification link

(55637) 2002 UX25 is a classical Kuiper belt discovered in October of 2002. It has a perihelion of 36.8 AU and an aphelion of 48.9 AU. There are prediscovery images back to December and October of 2001, October of 1996, October of 1993 and October of 1991. It has an inclination of 19.4º.

A moon of (55637) 2002 UX25 was discovered in August of 2005, with a diameter of about 200 km.

(55637) 2002 UX25 is related with the management of data bases and all type of identification links, like in the movies "Bourne Identity" (2002), "K-Pax" (2001), "Treasure Planet" (2002), "The Island" (2005) and "The Silence of the Lambs" (1991).
The objective with (55637) 2002 UX25 is to establish a link between two elements, like a determined person with his name, address, or other personal data, like his horoscope. Also can be between a fixed place with its position in the map or GPS coordinates; or a web page with its IP address. Another example is the precovery process during the identification of the orbit of a new object in the Solar System.

Lumines (PSP, 2005)