4318 Baťa

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4318 Baťa
Discovery[1]
Discovered by Zdeňka Vávrová
Discovery site Klet Observatory
Discovery date February 21, 1980
Designations
MPC designation 1980 DE1
Named after
Tomáš Baťa
Baťa
Minor planet category Outer Main-belt Asteroid
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch October 27, 2007 (JDCT 2454400.5)
Aphelion 3.5646551 AU
Perihelion 2.8767591 AU
3.2207071 AU
Eccentricity 0.1067927
5.78 a
349.12324°
Inclination 9.55634°
33.33488°
99.40923°

4318 Baťa is an outer main belt asteroid with an orbital period of 2111.1800177 days (5.78 years).[3]

Discovery and name[edit]

The asteroid was discovered by famous Czech astronomer Zdeňka Vávrová on February 21, 1980. It was named in honor of Tomáš Baťa (1876-1932), a world-renowned Czech businessman founder of the Bata Shoe Organization.[4]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ ...
  2. ^ Osculating Orbital Elements
  3. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser". NASA. Retrieved 2008-04-13. 
  4. ^ "Citation for (4318)". Harvard. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 

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