19730 Machiavelli

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Discovery and designation
Discovered by C. W. Juels
Discovery site Fountain Hills
Discovery date December 7, 1999
MPC designation 19730
Named after Niccolò Machiavelli
Alternative names 1999 XO36
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 4.4524873
Perihelion 1.8290897
Eccentricity 0.4176336
Orbital period 2033.0893193
Mean anomaly 151.35607
Inclination 22.83092
Longitude of ascending node 36.86292
Argument of perihelion 97.18283
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 13.9

19730 Machiavelli (1999 XO36) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on December 7, 1999 by C. W. Juels at Fountain Hills. It is named for Italian philosopher and statesman Niccolò Machiavelli.


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