Kuiper

(2520 P-L )
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NOW @ 8 SAG 6
FOUND @ 12 ARI 2
 
Inclination: 9.485
Eccentricity: 0.018
Period: 5.469 years
AU 3.104
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

24.9.1960 11:05 Palomar 116w51 33n21 observations 1


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Named in honor of G. P. Kuiper {1905–1973}, former Director of the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory at Tucson, and former Director of the Yerkes Observatory. Dr. Kuiper was a well known authority on the solar system and initiated both the McDonald Survey and the Palomar-Leiden Survey of minor planets. (M 3185) _ _.


Avastatud: 24-9-1960 Avastamiskoht: Palomar Avastajad: van Houten, C. J., van Houten-Groeneveld, I., Gehrels, T.

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