11754 Herbig

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11754 Herbig
Discovery[1] and designation
Discovered by C. J. van Houten,
I. van Houten-Groeneveld,
T. Gehrels
Discovery date September 24, 1960
Designations
Named after
George Herbig
2560 P-L; 1994 QH
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch December 31, 2006 (JD 2454100.5)
Aphelion 459.284 Gm (3.070 AU)
Perihelion 403.711 Gm (2.699 AU)
431.498 Gm (2.884 AU)
Eccentricity 0.064
1789.278 d (4.90 a)
17.52 km/s
194.432°
Inclination 1.098°
183.805°
143.586°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 5–12 km [1]
Mass 1.3–18×1014 kg
Mean density
2.0? g/cm³
Equatorial surface gravity
0.0014–0.0034 m/s²
Equatorial escape velocity
0.0026–0.0063 km/s
? d
?
?
0.10?
Temperature ~164 K
?
13.9

11754 Herbig is a tiny Main belt asteroid.

It was discovered on September 24, 1960 at Palomar Observatory by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels. It is named in honor of U.S. astronomer George Herbig.

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