1691 Oort

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Oort
1691Oort (Lightcurve Inversion).png
A three-dimensional model of 1691 Oort based on its light curve.
Discovery
Discovered by Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date September 9, 1956
Designations
MPC designation 1691
Named after
Jan Oort
1956 RB
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.7041652
Perihelion 2.6331262
Eccentricity 0.1690058
2060.1978362
5.89751
Inclination 1.07707
174.65986
232.63108
Physical characteristics
10.95

1691 Oort (1956 RB) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 9, 1956 by Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Karl Wilhelm Reinmuth at Heidelberg. It was named after the Dutch astronomer Jan Oort.

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