6999 Meitner

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Meitner
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date October 16, 1977
Designations
MPC designation 6999
Named after
Lise Meitner
4379 T-3
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.5064497
Perihelion 2.0540359
Eccentricity 0.0992030
1257.6797506
215.62332
Inclination 5.57297
155.50343
338.60239
Physical characteristics
14.5

6999 Meitner (4379 T-3) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on October 16, 1977 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory.

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