2301 Whitford

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Whitford
Discovery
Discovered by Indiana Asteroid Program
Discovery site Goethe Link Observatory
Discovery date November 20, 1965
Designations
MPC designation 2301
Named after
Albert Whitford
1965 WJ
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.8700117
Perihelion 2.5023431
Eccentricity 0.2146253
2077.3196852
197.64568
Inclination 11.73737
79.55430
5.23151
Physical characteristics
10.8

2301 Whitford (1965 WJ) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on November 20, 1965 by the Indiana Asteroid Program at Goethe Link Observatory. The asteroid is named in his honor.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2012). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names. Springer. 

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