19139 Apian

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Apian
Discovery and designation
Discovered by F. Borngen
Discovery site Tautenburg
Discovery date April 6, 1989
Designations
MPC designation 19139
Named after
Petrus Apianus
1989 GJ8, 1999 XP18
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.7799081
Perihelion 2.3880239
Eccentricity 0.0758300
1517.1503096
17.10851
Inclination 8.02821
48.27748
337.81636
Physical characteristics
13.3

19139 Apian is a main-belt asteroid discovered on April 6, 1989 by F. Borngen at the astronomical observatory of the Thuringian State Observatory Tautenburg, Germany.

Apian is named after the German humanist Peter Apian. The name applies as official international standard and is registered at the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

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