7100 Martin Luther

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Martin Luther
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten
Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld
Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date September 29, 1973
Designations
MPC designation 7100
Named after
Martin Luther
1360 T-2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.1174529
Perihelion 2.6171437
Eccentricity 0.0872440
1773.4041690
91.94904
Inclination 1.26430
201.38758
112.33153
Physical characteristics
14.0

7100 Martin Luther (1360 T-2) is a Main-belt asteroid discovered on September 29, 1973 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten and Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld on plates taken by Tom Gehrels at the Palomar Observatory. It is named for German theologian and religious reformer Martin Luther.

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