2596 Vainu Bappu

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Vainu Bappu
Discovery and designation
Discovered by R. M. West
Discovery site La Silla
Discovery date May 19, 1979
Designations
MPC designation 2596
Named after
Vainu Bappu
1979 KN
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.2377248
Perihelion 2.8284082
Eccentricity 0.0674757
1929.3957974
52.83715
Inclination 10.23109
139.01426
253.37455
Physical characteristics
12.8

2596 Vainu Bappu (1979 KN) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on May 19, 1979 by R. M. West at La Silla.

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