6318 Cronkite

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Cronkite
Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. F. Helin
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date November 18, 1990
Designations
MPC designation 6318
Named after
Walter Cronkite
1990 WA
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.6764690
Perihelion 1.3449084
Eccentricity 0.4643269
1453.0740043
138.72434
Inclination 25.94330
71.25633
12.13814
Physical characteristics
15.8

6318 Cronkite (1990 WA) is a Mars-crossing asteroid discovered on November 18, 1990 by E. F. Helin at Palomar. It is named after American journalist, Walter Cronkite.[1]

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