2138 Swissair

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2138 Swissair
Discovery
Discovered by Paul Wild
Discovery date April 17, 1968
Designations
Named after
Swissair
1938 OH; 1942 JD; 1946 GA; 1968 HB; 1977 KE
Main belt
Orbital characteristics
Epoch November 26, 2005 (JD 2453700.5)
Aphelion 428.699 Gm (2.866 AU)
Perihelion 375.172 Gm (2.508 AU)
401.935 Gm (2.687 AU)
Eccentricity 0.067
1608.588 d (4.40 a)
18.15 km/s
123.346°
Inclination 5.931°
105.761°
170.925°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 15.5 km
Mass 3.9×1015? kg
Mean density
2.0? g/cm³
0.0043? m/s²
0.0082? km/s
? d
Albedo 0.1?
Temperature ~170 K
Spectral type
?
11.5

2138 Swissair was the name given to an asteroid discovered on April 17, 1968 by Swiss astronomer Paul Wild at the Zimmerwald Observatory near Berne, Switzerland.

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