3255 Tholen

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Tholen
Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. Bowell
Discovery site Flagstaff (AM)
Discovery date September 2, 1980
Designations
MPC designation 3255
Named after
David J. Tholen
1980 RA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.2362952
Perihelion 1.5063222
Eccentricity 0.3647718
1333.7688830
168.13542
Inclination 21.34737
337.30356
79.19509
Physical characteristics
13.6

3255 Tholen (1980 RA) is a Mars-crossing asteroid discovered on September 2, 1980 by E. Bowell at Flagstaff (AM). It was named after David J. Tholen.

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