2003 Harding

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Harding
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date September 24, 1960
Designations
MPC designation 2003
Named after
Karl Ludwig Harding
6559 P-L
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.4374987
Perihelion 2.6854739
Eccentricity 0.1228202
1956.5768210
192.03259
Inclination 1.86960
64.52486
71.13046
Physical characteristics
2.96 ± 0.01 h[1]
11.7

2003 Harding (6559 P-L) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 24, 1960 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory.[citation needed] It is a member of the Eos family.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Alvarez-Candal, Alvaro et al. (December 2004), "Rotational lightcurves of asteroids belonging to families", Icarus 172 (2): 388–401, Bibcode:2004Icar..172..388A, doi:10.1016/j.icarus.2004.06.008. 

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