Herschel

(1960 OA )
CURRENT POSITION: 13 CAP 51
Incl: 22.81959
Eccent: 0.2981017
Period: 3.6710615684252 years
AU 2.3796571
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

29.7.1960 22:59 Sonneberg 24e45 59n26 observations 1

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Just as (1000) honors Giuseppe Piazzi, the discoverer of the first minor planet, so (2000) honors William Herschel, (1738–1822), the discoverer of the first telescopic major planet. (M 4237)

Herschel is also honored by craters on Mars and the Moon.

Avastatud: 29-7-1960 Avastamiskoht: Sonneberg Avastajad: Schubart, J.

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