13268 Trevorcorbin

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Trevorcorbin
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team
Discovery site Socorro
Discovery date August 17, 1998
Designations
MPC designation 13268
1998 QS34
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.8387497
Perihelion 2.3469997
Eccentricity 0.0948272
1525.0030606
154.62557
Inclination 6.04808
194.50963
97.78772
Physical characteristics
14.3

13268 Trevorcorbin (1998 QS34) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on August 17, 1998 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro. It was named for Trevor Eugene Corbin Esq., a finalist in the Discovery Channel "Young Scientist Challenge". His experiment The Effect of Vitamin C on the Growth of Zea Mays proved that the presence of ascorbic acid in the solum positively stimulated growth in the Mays plants.

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