2181 Fogelin

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Fogelin
Discovery and designation
Discovered by K. Reinmuth
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date December 28, 1942
Designations
MPC designation 2181
1942 YA
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.8992975
Perihelion 2.2817943
Eccentricity 0.1191840
1522.9490012
222.81447
Inclination 13.01298
17.37408
116.85828
Physical characteristics
12.1

2181 Fogelin (1942 YA) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on December 28, 1942 by German astronomer K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg. The spectrum of this object shows the signature of mafic minerals. It has not yet been assigned to a taxonomic classification.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2181 Fogelin (1942 YA)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. SPK-ID: 2002181. Retrieved 2013-03-30. 
  2. ^ Birlan, M. et al. (2004). "Near-IR spectroscopy of asteroids 21 Lutetia, 89 Julia, 140 Siwa, 2181 Fogelin and 5480 (1989YK8), potential targets for the Rosetta mission; remote observations campaign on IRTF". New Astronomy 9 (5): 343-351. arXiv:astro-ph/0312638. Bibcode:2004NewA....9..343B. doi:10.1016/j.newast.2003.12.005. 

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