7266 Trefftz

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Trefftz
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date September 29, 1973
Designations
MPC designation 7266
4270 T-2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.7914133
Perihelion 2.0981739
Eccentricity 0.1417787
1396.2453025
154.02449
Inclination 2.88161
50.74381
174.34633
Physical characteristics
15.0

7266 Trefftz (4270 T-2) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 29, 1973 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory. It is named after the mathematician and physicist Eleonore Trefftz (born in Aachen in 1920).[1][2]

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