15381 Spadolini

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Spadolini
Discovery and designation
Discovered by V. Goretti
Discovery site Pianoro
Discovery date September 1, 1997
Designations
MPC designation 15381
Alternative names 1997 RB1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.5810174
Perihelion 1.9865668
Eccentricity 0.1301455
Orbital period 1260.6173306
Mean anomaly 74.71116
Inclination 4.57266
Longitude of ascending node 272.06343
Argument of perihelion 13.13552
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 14.5

15381 Spadolini (1997 RB1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 1, 1997 by V. Goretti at Pianoro.

Mauro (b. 1941) and Barbara (b. 1944) Spadolini, long-standing friends of the discoverer, are dedicated secondary-school teachers who believe in cross-curricular work and in developing the human mind by arousing passion for knowledge and exploration.

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