9115 Battisti

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Battisti
Discovery and designation
Discovered by P. Sicoli and F. Manca
Discovery site Sormano
Discovery date February 27, 1997
Designations
MPC designation 9115
1997 DG
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.6091978
Perihelion 2.1819132
Eccentricity 0.0891828
1354.2778421
267.14845
Inclination 5.16429
267.41890
344.93758
Physical characteristics
13.7

9115 Battisti (1997 DG) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on February 27, 1997 by P. Sicoli and F. Manca at Sormano.

The asteroid is named in memory of Lucio Battisti, an Italian singer-songwriter considered to be one of the best-known and most influential musicians and authors in Italian pop/rock music history.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Lucio Battisti, 55, Italian Pop Performer". The New York Times. New York Times. September 24, 1998. 

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