22730 Jacobhurwitz

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Jacobhurwitz
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team
Discovery site Socorro
Discovery date September 26, 1998
Designations
MPC designation 22730
1998 SY118
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.8854395
Perihelion 2.2853627
Eccentricity 0.1160510
1518.4144446
36.09903
Inclination 1.33288
189.24757
276.07600
Physical characteristics
14.7

22730 Jacobhurwitz (1998 SY118) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 26, 1998 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.

History[edit]

The asteroid is named in honor of Jacob Benjamin Hurwitz (b. 1992). He was a finalist in the 2006 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC).

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