8347 Lallaward

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Lallaward
Discovery and designation
Discovered by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date April 21, 1987
Designations
MPC designation 8347
Named after
Lalla Ward
1987 HK
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.7780117
Perihelion 2.3352695
Eccentricity 0.0865867
1493.1483157
0.37519
Inclination 1.05238
312.97297
339.82413
Physical characteristics
13.5

8347 Lallaward (1987 HK) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on April 21, 1987 by C. S. Shoemaker and E. M. Shoemaker at Palomar. It was named in honour of Lalla Ward, an actress best known for her role as Romana in the BBC science fiction television series Doctor Who. She is also the wife of evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins.

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