13248 Fornasier

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Fornasier
Designations
MPC designation 13248
1998 MT37
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.3684549
Perihelion 2.1743455
Eccentricity 0.2154343
1685.1838728
344.34651
Inclination 3.11413
47.88285
341.82702
Physical characteristics
13.9

13248 Fornasier (1998 MT37) is a main-belt asteroid. It was discovered by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station on June 24, 1998. E. Dotto and M. A. Barucci suggested naming the asteroid for Sonia Fornasier, an Italian astronomer who works on the physical properties of cisjovian and trans-Neptunian objects.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "13248 Fornasier (1998 MT37)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 

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