2002 Euler

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2002 Euler
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Tamara Mikhailovna Smirnova
Discovery date August 29, 1973
Designations
Named after
Leonhard Euler
1938 DW; 1942 GJ;
1953 EB; 1973 QQ1;
1973 SJ2
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch February 4, 2008 (JD 2454500.5)
Aphelion 386.337 Gm (2.583 AU)
Perihelion 336.913 Gm (2.252 AU)
361.625 Gm (2.417 AU)
Eccentricity 0.068
1372.770 d (3.76 a)
19.13 km/s
163.944°
Inclination 8.507°
178.739°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 17.44 km
Mass 5.5×1015 kg
Mean density
2.0 g/cm³
0.0049 m/s²
0.0092 km/s
9.9929 d
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?
Albedo 0.0839
Temperature ~179 K
Spectral type
?
12.1

2002 Euler is an asteroid named after the Swiss mathematician and physicist Leonhard Euler. The asteroid was discovered on August 29, 1973, by Tamara Mikhailovna Smirnova.