1776 Kuiper

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Kuiper
Discovery
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date September 24, 1960
Designations
MPC designation 1776
Named after
Gerard Kuiper
2520 P-L
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.1471281
Perihelion 3.0690301
Eccentricity 0.0125637
2001.4121074
170.53903
Inclination 9.46274
176.91710
279.88988
Physical characteristics
Albedo 0.0544
11.00

1776 Kuiper (2520 P-L) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 24, 1960 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory.

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