22945 Schikowski

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Schikowski
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team
Discovery site Socorro
Discovery date October 15, 1999
Designations
MPC designation 22945
1999 TY216
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.4536423
Perihelion 2.1452287
Eccentricity 0.0670629
1273.5918744
289.12989
Inclination 6.09651
171.73947
87.33225
Physical characteristics
14.9

22945 Schikowski (1999 TY216) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 15, 1999 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro. It is named after Erin Schikowski who was a young high-school student when she drew acclaim for ground-breaking work on Supramolecular assembly, a crucial component in the field of chemical engineering. She was honored as a finalist in the 2007 Intel Science Talent Search.

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