13327 Reitsema

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Reitsema
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Ted Bowell
Discovery site Lowell Observatory
Discovery date ,
Designations
MPC designation 13327
1998 SC24
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.6143461
Perihelion 2.5841297
Eccentricity 0.1662048
1992.8784489
256.64274
Inclination 3.19435
85.29792
303.62460
Physical characteristics
14.0

13327 Reitsema (1998 SC24) is a main-belt asteroid discovered September 17, 1998 by Edward L. G. Bowell at the Anderson Mesa Station of Lowell Observatory. It is named after Harold James Reitsema, an American astronomer who has been a participant in many of the successful occultation expeditions to determine sizes and shapes of minor planets, and he has also used occultations to study planetary atmospheres. The name was suggested by M. F. A'Hearn..

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