27988 Menabrea

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Menabrea
Discovery and designation
Discovered by P. G. Comba
Discovery site Prescott
Discovery date November 7, 1997
Designations
MPC designation 27988
Named after
Federico Luigi, Conte Menabrea
1997 VA4
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.6922281
Perihelion 2.4008707
Eccentricity 0.2119377
1942.2752557
347.83378
Inclination 7.48745
175.96299
282.55256
Physical characteristics
14.4

27988 Menabrea (1997 VA4) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on November 7, 1997 by P. G. Comba at Prescott. His name is in honor of Luigi Federico Menabrea (1809–1896), piedmontese mathematician and statesman.

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