12448 Mr. Tompkins

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12448 Mr. Tompkins is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 1270.2711905 days (3.48 years).[1]

The asteroid was discovered on December 12, 1996, and is named after the central character in a series of books by the physicist George Gamow.


  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-05-08.