7346 Boulanger

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Boulanger
Discovery and designation
Discovered by E. W. Elst
Discovery site Caussols
Discovery date February 20, 1993
Designations
MPC designation 7346
1993 DQ2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.1095749
Perihelion 2.6396643
Eccentricity 0.0817344
1780.2008729
158.72298
Inclination 3.18236
119.09934
256.54480
Physical characteristics
12.8

7346 Boulanger (1993 DQ2) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on February 20, 1993 by E. W. Elst at Caussols.[1] Its name is an homage to philosopher and scientist Nicolas Boulanger (1722–1759).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Schmadel, Lutz D.; International Astronomical Union (2003). Dictionary of minor planet names. Berlin; New York: Springer-Verlag. p. 592. ISBN 978-3-540-00238-3. Retrieved 29 July 2012. 

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