2261 Keeler

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Keeler
Discovery and designation
Discovered by A. R. Klemola
Discovery site Mount Hamilton
Discovery date April 20, 1977
Designations
MPC designation 2261
Named after
James Edward Keeler
1977 HC
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.9437882
Perihelion 1.8099584
Eccentricity 0.2385129
1338.4664016
169.96714
Inclination 22.71966
102.90290
99.12539
Physical characteristics
12.8

2261 Keeler (1977 HC) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on April 20, 1977 by A. R. Klemola at Mount Hamilton. It is named for the astronomer James Edward Keeler, who also discovered two asteroids (452 Hamiltonia and (20958) A900 MA in 1899 and 1900)

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