78577 JPL

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JPL
Discovery and designation
Discovered by James Whitney Young
Discovery site Table Mountain Observatory near Wrightwood, California
Discovery date September 10, 2002
Designations
MPC designation 78577
1995 FJ13, 2002 RE232, 2002 RG232
Orbital characteristics
Epoch November 30, 2008
Aphelion 3.2247299
Perihelion 2.6586661
Eccentricity 0.0962138
1842.8736256
357.17162
Inclination 0.72053
142.62698
294.22106
Physical characteristics
16.0

78577 JPL is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 10, 2002 by James Whitney Young at the Table Mountain Observatory near Wrightwood, California.

Named for NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory using its abbreviation JPL, the discoverer's employer.

References[edit]

Minor Planet Circular 53955, 2005 April 7.

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