22143 Cathyfowler

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Cathyfowler
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team
Discovery site Socorro
Discovery date November 1, 2000
Designations
MPC designation 22143
2000 VL37
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.6641938
Perihelion 1.8038174
Eccentricity 0.1925636
1219.6207298
147.25637
Inclination 0.66627
250.84426
110.49037
Physical characteristics
15.5

22143 Cathyfowler (2000 VL37) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on November 1, 2000 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro. It is named after Cathy Flower, a teacher at Feagin Mill Middle School, Warner Robins, Georgia, who mentored a finalist in the 2005 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "22143 Cathyfowler (2000 VL37)". JPL Small-Body Database Browser. NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 8 July 2014. 

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