2608 Seneca

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Seneca
Discovery and designation
Discovered by H.-E. Schuster
Discovery site La Silla
Discovery date February 17, 1978
Designations
MPC designation 2608
Named after
Seneca the Younger
1978 DA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.946226945692516
Perihelion 1.060422508136298
Eccentricity .5763943459930696
1446.685773341836
233.446225818674
Inclination 14.99227693882204
168.4808177725534
35.66134598506379
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 0.9 km[1]
0.21
17.52

2608 Seneca (1978 DA) is an Amor asteroid discovered on February 17, 1978 by H.-E. Schuster at La Silla.

On 2062-Mar-22 it will pass 0.254 AU (38,000,000 km; 23,600,000 mi) from the Earth.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "JPL Close-Approach Data: 2608 Seneca (1978 DA)". 2010-08-19 last obs. Retrieved 2012-03-24.  Check date values in: |date= (help)