13801 Kohlhase

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Discovery and designation
Discovery date ,
MPC designation 13801
Named after Charles Kohlhase
Alternative names 1998 VP44
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.9696202
Perihelion 2.5375670
Eccentricity 0.0784526
Orbital period 1668.9686844
Mean anomaly 279.41621
Inclination 10.15924
Longitude of ascending node 103.36296
Argument of perihelion 74.28045
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 13.6

13801 Kohlhase (1998 VP44) is a main-belt asteroid discovered November 11, 1998 by the Lowell Observatory Near-Earth-Object Search at the Anderson Mesa Station This Asteroid belt is named after Charles Kohlhase, a pioneer in the design, development and execution of planetary missions for more than four decades at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.[1]


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