19612 Noordung

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Noordung
Discovery and designation
Discovery site Črni Vrh Observatory
Discovery date July 17, 1999
Designations
MPC designation 19612
Named after
Herman Potočnik
1999 OO
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.6708557
Perihelion 2.1016291
Eccentricity 0.1192726
1346.3880616
143.43428
Inclination 5.88434
275.71579
19.17101
Physical characteristics
13.9

19612 Noordung (1999 OO) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on July 17, 1999 at Črni Vrh Observatory. It is named after Herman Potočnik Noordung, a Slovene rocket engineer and pioneer of cosmonautics.

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