5696 Ibsen

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Ibsen
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 5696
Named after Henrik Ibsen
Alternative names 4582 P-L
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.6958000
Perihelion 2.7109794
Eccentricity 0.1537154
Orbital period 2094.1756612
Mean anomaly 167.40143
Inclination 3.34848
Longitude of ascending node 19.46977
Argument of perihelion 284.42478
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 12.5

5696 Ibsen (4582 P-L) is an outer 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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