2986 Mrinalini

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Mrinalini
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date September 24, 1960
Designations
MPC designation 2986
Named after
Mrinalini Sarabhai
2525 P-L
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.6700185
Perihelion 2.6809459
Eccentricity 0.1557358
2066.8689519
141.47700
Inclination 2.54224
51.41316
304.17242
Physical characteristics
0.0729
11.90

2986 Mrinalini (2525 P-L) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 24, 1960 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory.

References[edit]

  • Byproduct Targets During Photometric Observations from Modra, Galad, Adrian, The Minor Planet Bulletin (ISSN 1052-8091). Bulletin of the Minor Planets Section of the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers, Vol. 36, No. 4, p. 183-186 (2009)

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