19318 Somanah

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Somanah
Discovery and designation
Discovered by F. Manca and M. Cavagna
Discovery site Sormano
Discovery date December 2, 1996
Designations
MPC designation 19318
1996 XB2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.9104474
Perihelion 1.7877650
Eccentricity 0.2389595
1315.0806952
80.90216
Inclination 24.38048
264.06688
158.38078
Physical characteristics
14.0

19318 Somanah (1996 XB2) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on December 2, 1996 by F. Manca and M. Cavagna at Sormano Astronomical Observatory. It has been named after Radhakhrishna Somanah, professor of physics and astrophysics at the University of Mauritius.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sormano Astronomical Observatory: Citations". Sormano Astronomical Observatory. Retrieved 17 November 2011. 

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