11665 Dirichlet

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Dirichlet
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Paul G. Comba
Discovery site Prescott
Discovery date April 14, 1997
Designations
MPC designation 11665
Named after
Peter Gustav Lejeune Dirichlet
1997 GL28
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 3.7744
Perihelion 2.757
3.26569
Eccentricity 0.155777
2155.57
26.245
Inclination 15.835
215.44
309.679
Physical characteristics
14.1

11665 Dirichlet (1997 GL28) is an outer main-belt asteroid discovered on April 14, 1997 by Paul G. Comba at Prescott.[1] It is one of very few asteroids located in the 2 : 1 mean motion resonance with Jupiter.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (10001)-(15000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Archived from the original on 11 January 2009. Retrieved 7 December 2008. 
  2. ^ "(11665) Dirichlet". AstDyS. Italy: University of Pisa. Retrieved 10 December 2008. 
  3. ^ Roig; Nesvorny, D.; Ferraz-Mello, S. et al. (2002). "Asteroids in the 2 : 1 resonance with Jupiter: dynamics and size distribution". Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society 335 (2): 417–431. Bibcode:2002MNRAS.335..417R. doi:10.1046/j.1365-8711.2002.05635.x. 

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