2311 El Leoncito

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El Leoncito
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Felix Aguilar Observatory
Discovery site El Leoncito
Discovery date October 10, 1974
Designations
MPC designation 2311
1974 TA1
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.7921948
Perihelion 3.4737432
Eccentricity 0.0438280
2529.2452767
343.56572
Inclination 6.61850
156.72040
189.80460
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 53.14km (diameter)
0.0388
10.52

2311 El Leoncito (provisional designation: 1974 TA1) is an outer main belt asteroid discovered on October 10, 1974 by astronomers at Felix Aguilar Observatory at the Leoncito Astronomical Complex, Argentina. The asteroid's name derives from the complex's Spanish name, Complejo Astronómico El Leoncito. It is 53.14km in diameter.

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