19226 Peiresc

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Peiresc
Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. W. Elst
Discovery site European Southern Observatory
Discovery date September 15, 1993
Designations
MPC designation 19226
Named after
Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc
1993 RA8
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.4627513
Perihelion 3.2327599
Eccentricity 0.0343501
2237.3248555
163.82397
Inclination 8.05249
191.60740
150.35819
Physical characteristics
12.8

19226 Peiresc (1993 RA8) is an outer main-belt asteroid discovered on September 15, 1993 by E. W. Elst at the European Southern Observatory. It is named after French scientist Nicolas-Claude Fabri de Peiresc (1580–1637).

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