19738 Calinger

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19738 Calinger
Name Calinger
Designation 1916 S61
Discoverer LINEAR
Discovery date January 4, 2000
Discovery site Socorro, New Mexico
Orbital elements
Epoch October 27, 2007 (JDCT 2454400.5)
Eccentricity (e) 0.1854188
Semimajor axis (a) 2.2817561 AU
Perihelion (q) 1.8586756 AU
Aphelion (Q) 2.7048366 AU
Orbital period (P) 3.45 a
Inclination (i) 7.7376°
Longitude of the ascending node (Ω) 90.80415°
Argument of Perihelion (ω) 280.20849°
Mean anomaly (M) 216.44236°

19738 Calinger is a main belt asteroid with a perihelion of 1.8584973 AU. It has an eccentricity of 0.1854902 and an orbital period of 1258.88 days (3.45 years).[1]

Calinger has an average orbital speed of 19.71786695 km/s and an inclination of 7.73751°.

This asteroid was discovered on January 4, 2000 by LINEAR.

This asteroid is named after Manetta Calinger who mentored a finalist in the 2003 Discovery Channel Youth Science Challenge.[1]


  1. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-01-05.