39427 Charlottebrontë

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39427 Charlottebrontë
Name
Name Charlottebrontë
Designation 3360 T-2
Discovery
Discoverer Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld, Tom Gehrels
Discovery date September 25, 1973
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Orbital elements
Epoch October 27, 2007 (JDCT 2454400.5)
Eccentricity (e) 0.1893316
Semimajor axis (a) 3.9842069 AU
Perihelion (q) 3.2298706 AU
Aphelion (Q) 4.7385432 AU
Orbital period (P) 7.95 a
Inclination (i) 3.87404°
Longitude of the ascending node (Ω) 68.62377°
Argument of Perihelion (ω) 242.47546°
Mean anomaly (M) 167.91692°

39427 Charlottebrontë is a main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 2904.7667384 days (7.95 years).[1] It has an average orbital speed of 14.92096789 km/s.

The asteroid was discovered on September 25, 1973 at the Palomar Observatory.

This asteroid is named after Charlotte Brontë an English novelist and poet.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-04-07.