2019 van Albada

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van Albada
Discovery and designation
Discovered by H. van Gent
Discovery site Johannesburg (LS)
Discovery date September 28, 1935
Designations
MPC designation 2019
Named after
Gale Bruno van Albada
1935 SX1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.6121524
Perihelion 1.8691240
Eccentricity 0.1658073
1225.0561969
303.36397
Inclination 4.04765
252.31634
24.59908
Physical characteristics
11.9

2019 van Albada (1935 SX1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 28, 1935 by H. van Gent at Johannesburg (LS).

2019 was considered as a flyby target of the NEAR unmanned robotic spacecraft mission in the 1990s.[1] NEAR eventually launched, but visited 253 Mathilde and 433 Eros.

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