165347 Philplait

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165347 Philplait
Discovery
Discovered by Jeff Medkeff
Discovery date November 23, 2000
Designations
MPC designation 165347 Philplait
Named after
Phil Plait
2000 WG11
main belt asteroid
Orbital characteristics[1]
Aphelion 2.7108261 AU (405,533,812.398 km)
Perihelion 2.0490809 AU (306,538,139.532 km)
2.3799535 AU (356,035,975.965 km)
Eccentricity 0.1390248
1341.0690168 days
3.67 years
147.52505°
Inclination 3.06472°
Physical characteristics
17.1

165347 Philplait (provisional designation 2000 WG11) is a main belt asteroid. It was discovered by Jeff Medkeff on November 23, 2000 at Junk Bond Observatory. 165347 Philplait is named after Phil Plait, an astronomer, educator and author.

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