7906 Melanchton

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Melanchton
Discovery
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date September 24, 1960
Designations
MPC designation 7906
Named after
Philipp Melanchthon
3081 P-L
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.4887937
Perihelion 2.6104613
Eccentricity 0.1440065
1945.2194853
346.85586
Inclination 9.98688
228.28481
133.62309
Physical characteristics
12.6

7906 Melanchton (3081 P-L) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 24, 1960 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory.

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