11948 Justinehénin

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11948 Justinehénin
Name
Name Justinehénin
Designation 1993 QQ4
Discovery
Discovery date August 18, 1993
Orbital elements
Epoch October 27, 2007 (JDCT 2454400.5)
Eccentricity (e) 0.1123221
Semimajor axis (a) 3.2021194 AU
Perihelion (q) 2.8424506 AU
Aphelion (Q) 3.5617882 AU
Orbital period (P) 5.73 a
Inclination (i) 1.88684°
Longitude of the ascending node (Ω) 159.51962°
Argument of Perihelion (ω) 68.77770°
Mean anomaly (M) 311.37778°

11948 Justinehénin is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 2092.9300474 days (5.73 years).[1]

The asteroid was discovered on August 18, 1993. It is named after famous Belgian tennis player Justine Henin.[1] The Minor Planet Center seems to have erroneously added an accent to the name, which is now official.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-04-28.