2213 Meeus

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Meeus
Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. Delporte
Discovery site Uccle
Discovery date September 24, 1935
Designations
MPC designation 2213
Named after
Jean Meeus
1935 SO1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.6960638
Perihelion 1.7008314
Eccentricity 0.2263489
1190.6184032
117.66455
Inclination 5.33301
126.97672
221.97707
Physical characteristics
13.7

2213 Meeus (1935 SO1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 24, 1935 by E. Delporte at Uccle. It was named for Belgian Astronomer Jean Meeus in 1981 by the International Astronomical Union for his contributions to astronomy particularly in celestial mechanics.[1]

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