992 Swasey

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992 Swasey
Discovery
Discovered by O. Struve
Discovery site Williams Bay
Discovery date November 14, 1922
Designations
1922 ND
Orbital characteristics
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Aphelion 3.301 AU
Perihelion 2.746 AU
3.023 AU
Eccentricity 0.092
5.257 a
107.539°
Inclination 10.871°
212.476°
342.216°

992 Swasey is an asteroid, a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It was discovered by Otto Struve in 1922 at the Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, USA. It is named after Ambrose Swasey of the Warner & Swasey Company, which built the 82-inch telescope named after Struve at McDonald Observatory.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lutz D. Schmadel, Dictionary of Minor Planet Names: Addendum to Fifth Edition: 2006 - 2008.

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