42516 Oistrach

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42516 Oistrach
Discovery and designation
Discovered by F. Borngen
Discovery site Tautenburg
Discovery date November 11, 1993
Designations
MPC designation 42516
Named after
David Oistrakh
1993 VH5
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.4282502
Perihelion 2.2476218
Eccentricity 0.2080083
1746.2335561
41.84586
Inclination 3.97788
124.21201
229.64884
Physical characteristics
14.4

42516 Oistrach (1993 VH5) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on November 11, 1993 by F. Borngen at Tautenburg dedicated to world class violinists David Oistrakh and Igor Oistrakh [1]. Note that whilst the accepted transliteration in English of the name of the dedicatee is "Oistrakh," "Oistrach" is common in German.

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