5697 Arrhenius

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Arrhenius
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 5697
Named after
Svante Arrhenius
6766 P-L
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.3453724
Perihelion 2.9451334
Eccentricity 0.0636259
2037.4256990
257.77820
Inclination 13.69706
170.73264
116.99899
Physical characteristics
0.0774
12.0

5697 Arrhenius (6766 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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