3553 Mera

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Mera
Discovery and designation
Discovered by C. Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date May 14, 1985
Designations
MPC designation 3553
1985 JA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.171214778762904
Perihelion 1.117970661341149
Eccentricity .3202142708586341
770.3462487629582
5.636184188836427
Inclination 36.76588116200035
232.5920683547687
288.8566151206912
Physical characteristics
16.5

3553 Mera (1985 JA) is an Amor asteroid discovered on May 14, 1985 by C. Shoemaker at Palomar. It was named for Maera, a daughter of Praetus.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Lutz D. Schmadel, Dictionary of Minor Planet Names, pp. 298-299