13219 Cailletet

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13219 Cailletet
Name Cailletet
Designation 1997 MB9
Discovery date June 30, 1997
Discovery site Spacewatch
Orbital elements
Epoch October 27, 2007 (JDCT 2454400.5)
Eccentricity (e) 0.1067748
Semimajor axis (a) 3.2013253 AU
Perihelion (q) 2.8584931 AU
Aphelion (Q) 3.5418931 AU
Orbital period (P) 5.73 a
Inclination (i) 10.051°
Longitude of the ascending node (Ω) 301.95892°
Argument of Perihelion (ω) 87.76021°

13219 Cailletet is a main belt asteroid with a perihelion of 2.8584931 AU. It has an eccentricity of 0.1067748 and an orbital period of 2091.04 days (5.73 years).[1]

Cailletet has an average orbital speed of 16.64963251 km/s and an inclination of 21.57579°.

The asteroid was discovered on June 30, 1997 by Spacewatch.

This asteroid is named after Louis-Paul Cailletet, a French physicist.[1]


  1. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-01-05.