7158 IRTF

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IRTF
Discovery and designation
Discovered by S. J. Bus
Discovery site Siding Spring Observatory
Discovery date March 1, 1981
Designations
MPC designation 7158
Named after
NASA Infrared Telescope Facility
1981 ES8
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.3476532
Perihelion 2.6779838
Eccentricity 0.1111367
1910.1078824
235.15207
Inclination 9.65679
207.28180
159.52474
Physical characteristics
12.4

7158 IRTF (1981 ES8) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on March 1, 1981 by S. J. Bus at Siding Spring Observatory in the course of the U.K. Schmidt-Caltech Asteroid Survey.

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