2985 Shakespeare

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2985 Shakespeare
Discovery
Discovered by Edward L. G. Bowell
Discovery date October 12, 1983
Designations
Named after
William Shakespeare
1962 JJ; 1976 GV;
1978 RY4; 1978 TM3;
1980 BT3; 1983 TV1
Minor planet category Koronis family
Orbital characteristics
Epoch July 14, 2004 (JD 2453200.5)
Aphelion 445.100 Gm (2.975 AU)
Perihelion 406.916 Gm (2.720 AU)
426.008 Gm (2.848 AU)
Eccentricity 0.045
1755.241 d (4.81 a)
17.65 km/s
190.012°
Inclination 2.658°
34.467°
271.099°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ? km
Mass ?×1016 kg
Mean density
2 ? g/cm³
? m/s²
? km/s
? d
Albedo 0.1 ?
Temperature ~165 K
Spectral type
?
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2985 Shakespeare is a small main belt asteroid, which was discovered by Edward L. G. Bowell in 1983. It is named after William Shakespeare, the English renaissance dramatist and poet.