3356 Resnik

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Resnik
Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. Bowell
Discovery site Flagstaff (AM)
Discovery date March 6, 1984
Designations
MPC designation 3356
Named after Judith Resnik
Alternative names 1984 EU
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.4414443
Perihelion 1.9436557
Eccentricity 0.1135182
Orbital period 1185.8307065
Mean anomaly 76.94220
Inclination 4.09498
Longitude of ascending node 108.38512
Argument of perihelion 157.41241
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 13.2

3356 Resnik (1984 EU) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on March 6, 1984 by E. Bowell at Flagstaff (AM). It is named in memory of Judith Resnik, one of the astronauts who died in the 1986 Challenger space shuttle disaster. The asteroids 3350 Scobee, 3351 Smith, 3352 McAuliffe, 3353 Jarvis, 3354 McNair and 3355 Onizuka commemorate the other crew members.

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