7491 Linzerag

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Linzerag
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Osservatorio San Vittore
Discovery site Bologna
Discovery date September 23, 1995
Designations
MPC designation 7491
1995 SD2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.1114637
Perihelion 2.4517739
Eccentricity 0.1185802
1694.5126878
227.20231
Inclination 4.46341
276.16671
125.34863
Physical characteristics
13.0

7491 Linzerag (1995 SD2) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 23, 1995 by Osservatorio San Vittore at Bologna.

In 1997, the asteroid was named "Linzerag", on the occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of Astronomical Society of Linz (Linzer Astronomische Gemeinschaft). The number assigned to this asteroid (7491) is the founding year of the this society (1947), written backwards[1].

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lutz D. Schmadel: Dictionary of Minor Planet Names (5th Edition), pp. 599f. Springer Verlag, Berlin/Heidelberg 2003, ISBN 3-540-00238-3

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