19384 Winton

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Winton
Discovery and designation
Discovered by J. Ticha and M. Tichy
Discovery site Klet Observatory
Discovery date February 6, 1998
Designations
MPC designation 19384
Named after
Nicholas Winton
1998 CP1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.5891035
Perihelion 1.8178265
Eccentricity 0.1750146
1194.6966619
194.98453
Inclination 2.98183
173.52864
170.78139
Physical characteristics
15.0

19384 Winton (1998 CP1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on February 6, 1998 by J. Ticha and M. Tichy at Klet Observatory. It is named after Nicholas Winton - a Briton that organized a rescue mission to save 669 of mostly Jewish Czechoslovakian children from their horrific fate in Nazi concentration camps. It is one of the most noticeable rescue mission of Jews from Nazi tyranny.

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