2959 Scholl

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Scholl
Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. Bowell
Discovery site Flagstaff (AM)
Discovery date September 4, 1983
Designations
MPC designation 2959
Named after
Hans Scholl
1983 RE2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 5.0318370
Perihelion 2.8624028
Eccentricity 0.2748123
2864.3027046
13.07267
Inclination 5.23223
121.33100
284.63592
Physical characteristics
0.0503
11.20

2959 Scholl (1983 RE2) is an outer main-belt asteroid discovered on September 4, 1983 by E. Bowell at Flagstaff (AM). It was named after the German astronomer Hans Scholl.

It is the 67th most dangerous asteroid, as classified by NASA. NASA considers 2959 Scholl to be on a trajectory within 75,000 miles of Earth on May 21st, 2017.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dr. Arnold Perelshtein, astro-physicist

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