3792 Preston

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Preston
Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. Shoemaker and C. Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date March 22, 1985
Designations
MPC designation 3792
1985 FA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.7979539
Perihelion 1.7855313
Eccentricity 0.2208849
1267.2058393
296.13905
Inclination 23.68784
63.38622
51.05355
Physical characteristics
13.4

3792 Preston (1985 FA) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on March 22, 1985 by E. Shoemaker and C. Shoemaker at Palomar. It was named for author Richard Preston, who wrote a book about Carolyn Shoemaker.

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