2653 Principia

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Principia
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Goethe Link Observatory
Discovery site Brooklyn, Indiana
Discovery date November 4, 1964
Designations
MPC designation 2653
Named after
Philosophiæ Naturalis Principia Mathematica
1964 VP
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.6373110
Perihelion 2.2501372
Eccentricity 0.0792180
1395.3292053
43.32567
Inclination 4.73707
194.68328
315.07793
Physical characteristics
12.1

2653 Principia (1964 VP) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on November 4, 1964 by Goethe Link Observatory at Brooklyn, Indiana. It is named after the ground-breaking Principia Mathematica by Isaac Newton.

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