16561 Rawls

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Rawls
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Spacewatch
Discovery site Kitt Peak
Discovery date November 3, 1991
Designations
MPC designation 16561
Named after
John Rawls
1991 VP7
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.0714458
Perihelion 2.7966046
Eccentricity 0.0468369
1835.6682268
172.60650
Inclination 14.20812
212.67923
114.58370
Physical characteristics
13.7

16561 Rawls (1991 VP7) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on November 3, 1991 by Spacewatch at Kitt Peak. It is named after the philosopher John Rawls.

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