5451 Plato

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Plato
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date September 24, 1960
Designations
MPC designation 5451
Named after
Plato
4598 P-L
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.8969368
Perihelion 2.1687450
Eccentricity 0.1437500
1472.3474138
20.34795
Inclination 1.75998
10.92880
254.85192
Physical characteristics
14.2

5451 Plato (4598 P-L) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 24, 1960 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory.

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