10218 Bierstadt

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Bierstadt
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Spacewatch
Discovery site Kitt Peak
Discovery date September 29, 1997
Designations
MPC designation 10218
Alternative names 1997 SJ23
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.7761494
Perihelion 2.0150418
Eccentricity 0.1588556
Orbital period 1354.3118751
Mean anomaly 116.63632
Inclination 3.20593
Longitude of ascending node 11.95834
Argument of perihelion 204.01845
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 14.9

10218 Bierstadt (1997 SJ23) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 29, 1997 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak. It was named after American landscape painter Albert Bierstadt.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, Lutz Schmadel, p. 726

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