163626 Glatfelter

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163626 Glatfelter
Discovery[1]
Discovered by James Whitney Young
Discovery site Table Mountain Observatory near Wrightwood, California
Discovery date October 27, 2002
Designations
MPC designation 163626
2002 UV
Orbital characteristics
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 3.7035691
Perihelion 2.6978853
Eccentricity 0.1571024
2091.5652403
284.08452
Inclination 2.36236
121.25469
27.32176
Physical characteristics
15.0

163626 Glatfelter (2002 UV) is an outer main-belt asteroid discovered on October 27, 2002 by James Whitney Young at the Table Mountain Observatory near Wrightwood, California.[1]

Named after Pam Glatfelter, the current site manager, at the discoverer's workplace Table Mountain Observatory, currently a NASA facility operated by the California Institute of Technology's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, which began operation as a Smithsonian Institution site in 1924.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Discovery Circumstances: Numbered Minor Planets (160001)-(165000)". IAU: Minor Planet Center. Retrieved January 3, 2009. 

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