128036 Rafaelnadal

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128036 Rafaelnadal
Discovery
Discovery date May 28, 2003
Designations
Named after
Rafael Nadal
2003 KM18, 1999 GJ33
Minor planet category Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch April 10, 2007 (JD 2454200.5)
Aphelion 2.9772502 AU
Perihelion 1.8709946 AU
2.4241224 AU
Eccentricity 0.2281765
1378.5745241 d (3.77 a)
9.24987°
Inclination 10.72128 °
68.36512°
185.56723°
Physical characteristics
15.9

128036 Rafaelnadal is a Main belt asteroid discovered in 2003 at the Observatorio Astronómico de Mallorca, Spain and named after the Majorca born tennis player Rafael Nadal.[1][2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Collins, Nick. Rafael Nadal factfile. The Daily Telegraph. 24 November 2009.
  2. ^ Asteroid named after Rafael Nadal. Rediff. 15 July 2008.

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