1846 Bengt

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Bengt
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 1846
Named after
Bengt Strömgren
6553 P-L
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.6729348
Perihelion 2.0035314
Eccentricity 0.1431430
1305.9607823
38.97999
Inclination 3.18458
19.14323
75.19418
Physical characteristics
Albedo 0.0781
13.10

1846 Bengt (6553 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. It is also known as "Bengts hest".

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