3199 Nefertiti

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Nefertiti
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Carolyn S. Shoemaker and Eugene Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date September 13, 1982
Designations
MPC designation 3199
Named after
Nefertiti
1982 RA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.021196194723918
Perihelion 1.127651090815613
Eccentricity .2837689550750008
721.5739251676226
325.6857225570005
Inclination 32.96910057227523
340.0453030414031
53.36599166787657
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 2.2 km
3.021 h
0.42
S or Sq
14.84

3199 Nefertiti (1982 RA) is a near-Earth Amor asteroid discovered on September 13, 1982 by husband and wife team Carolyn and Eugene Shoemaker at Palomar. It was named after the Egyptian queen Nefertiti, mother-in-law of Tutankhamun.

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