2061 Anza

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Anza
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Henry L. Giclas
Discovery site Flagstaff (LO)
Discovery date October 22, 1960
Designations
MPC designation 2061
Named after
Juan Bautista de Anza
1960 UA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.481
Perihelion 1.048
2.264
Eccentricity .537
1244.883
349.168
Inclination 3.771
207.658
156.422
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 2.6 km[1]
11.5 h[1]
16.56

2061 Anza (1960 UA) is an Amor asteroid discovered on October 22, 1960 by Henry L. Giclas at Flagstaff (LO). The 2.6km near-Earth asteroid had passed 0.0634 AU (9,480,000 km; 5,890,000 mi) from Earth on October 7, 1960.[1] The asteroid was tracked for 3.5 months to determine a better orbit.[2] The asteroid was not observed again until the Earth approach of 1977.[2]

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