37022 Robertovittori

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Robertovittori
Discovery[1][2] and designation
Discovered by F. Manca and G. Ventre
Discovery site Sormano
Discovery date October 22, 2000
Designations
MPC designation 37022
Named after
Roberto Vittori
2000 UT1
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch December 4, 2014
Aphelion 2.9642173 AU (443.44060 Gm)
Perihelion 2.6525378 AU (396.81401 Gm)
2.8083776 AU (420.12731 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0554910
4.71 yr
343.11423°
Inclination 4.85738°
180.42033°
251.13737°
Proper orbital elements[2]
2.80914 AU
0.0521316
76.443 deg / yr
4.70939 yr
(1720.105 d)
Precession of perihelion
63.279 arcsec / yr
Precession of the ascending node
-61.0255 arcsec / yr
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 8.341 km (5.183 mi)[3]
0.25 (assumed)
Temperature 155 K[4]
14.2

37022 Robertovittori (2000 UT1) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 22, 2000 by F. Manca and G. Ventre at Sormano. It is named after Roberto Vittori, an Italian astronaut who flew on multiple missions to the International Space Station.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "37022 Robertovittori (2000 UT1)". JPL Small Body Database. JPL/NASA. October 2, 2003. Retrieved 14 October 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "(37022) Robertovittori". Retrieved 14 October 2014. 
  3. ^ "Conversion of Absolute Magnitude to Diameter for Minor Planets". Stephen F. Austin State University. Dan Burton. Retrieved 14 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "HEC: Exoplanets Calculator". Planetary Habitability Laboratory. University of Puerto Rico at Arecibo. Retrieved 14 October 2014.