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
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
?
12.1

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.