15609 Kosmaczewski

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Kosmaczewski
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team
Discovery site Socorro
Discovery date April 7, 2000
Designations
MPC designation 15609
2000 GP124
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.9284611
Perihelion 1.6130479
Eccentricity 0.2896423
1249.8379550
77.04161
Inclination 6.73098
138.91811
163.46249
Physical characteristics
15.1

15609 Kosmaczewski (2000 GP124) is a Mars-crossing asteroid discovered on April 7, 2000 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.

This Asteroid bears its name since 2002 thanks to Sara Kosmaczewski, a student in Hamden (Connecticut, USA), after winning the "Discovery Young Scientist Challenge" science contest. [1]

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