5655 Barney

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Barney
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date September 29, 1973
Designations
MPC designation 5655
Named after
Ida Barney
1159 T-2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.6770433
Perihelion 2.4812777
Eccentricity 0.0379514
1512.9200218
278.21659
Inclination 14.48999
193.55447
19.02541
Physical characteristics
13.0

5655 Barney (1159 T-2) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 29, 1973 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory. It is named for Astronomer Ida Barney.[1]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Hockey, Thomas (2009), "(5655) Barney1159 T-2", The Biographical Encyclopedia of Astronomers (Springer Publishing), ISBN 978-0-387-31022-0, retrieved November 19, 2012  (subscription required)

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