29227 Wegener

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Wegener
Discovery and designation
Discovered by F. Borngen
Discovery site Tautenburg
Discovery date February 29, 1992
Designations
MPC designation 29227
Named after
Alfred Wegener
1992 DY13
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.8371267
Perihelion 1.9312529
Eccentricity 0.1899752
1344.6512630
106.22458
Inclination 2.46440
346.67304
215.46206
Physical characteristics
14.1

29227 Wegener (1992 DY13) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on February 29, 1992 by F. Borngen at Tautenburg.

It was named after the German geophysicist, polar researcher and meteorologist Alfred Wegener, originator of the theory of Plate tectonics.

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