3691 Bede

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Bede
Discovery and designation
Discovered by L. E. Gonzalez
Discovery site Cerro El Roble
Discovery date March 29, 1982
Designations
MPC designation 3691
Named after
Bede
1982 FT
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.278031110821151
Perihelion 1.270395965061546
Eccentricity .2839667053067306
863.1917084703541
3.203137284884232
Inclination 20.36892910677933
348.84138631079
234.8085062085699
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 4.3 km (assumed)[1]
226.8 hr[1]
0.15 (assumed)[1]
14.9[1]

3691 Bede (1982 FT) is an Amor asteroid discovered on March 29, 1982 by L. E. Gonzalez at Cerro El Roble.

Based on lightcurve studies, Bede has a rotation period of 226.8 hours, but this figure is based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 3691 Bede (1982 FT)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. 2012-01-25 last obs. Retrieved 2012-01-28.  Check date values in: |date= (help)

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