Hooke

(1971 UJ )
CURRENT POSITION: 1 LIB 46
Incl: 3.50423
Eccent: 0.192676
Period: 7.8746866720249 years
AU 3.9579969
Type: 0008

Discovery Chart

26.10.1971 22:21 Bergedorf 10e14 53n29 observations 1

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English experimental scientist Robert Hooke (1635-1703) is known for his law of elasticity, the spring balance, an escapement for clocks and a Universal Joint commonly used at the end of a propeller shaft. The name was suggested for this specific minor planet by D. Bowater in the BBC Word of Mouth competition.

English experimental scientist Robert Hooke (1635–1703) is known for his law of elasticity, the spring balance, an escapement for clocks and a Universal Joint commonly used at the end of a propeller shaft. (M 40700)

The name was suggested for this specific minor planet by D. Bowater in the BBC Word of Mouth competition.

Avastatud: 26-10-1971 Avastamiskoht: Bergedorf Avastajad: Kohoutek, L.

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