8318 Averroes

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Averroes
Discovery
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 8318
Named after Averroes
Alternative names 1306 T-2
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.6776781
Perihelion 2.6990615
Eccentricity 0.1534666
Orbital period 2079.4641822
Mean anomaly 343.61989
Inclination 0.51451
Longitude of ascending node 112.94364
Argument of perihelion 297.40742
Physical characteristics
Absolute magnitude (H) 13.5

8318 Averroes (1306 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.

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