18883 Domegge

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18883 Domegge
Discovery[1] and designation
Discovered by G. Fedon and M. Abraham
Discovery date December 31, 1999
Designations
1999 YT8; 1998 RU42
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch December 31, 2006 (JD 2454100.5)
Aphelion 506.572 Gm (3.386 AU)
Perihelion 409.856 Gm (2.740 AU)
458.214 Gm (3.063 AU)
Eccentricity 0.106
1958.000 d (5.36 a)
16.97 km/s
193.906°
Inclination 8.568°
316.175°
44.025°
Physical characteristics
Dimensions ? km
Mass ?×10? kg
Mean density
? g/cm³
Equatorial surface gravity
? m/s²
Equatorial escape velocity
? km/s
? d
?
?
0.10?
Temperature ~159 K
?
13.7

Asteroid 18883 Domegge was discovered by Gina Fedon and Mark Abraham from their EverStaR Observatory. The name was chosen by Gina, who grew up in Domegge di Cadore, a village in the Italian Eastern Alps, the Dolomites. She remembered the nights she spent looking up at the stars outside her childhood home, and as her interest in astronomy started there, she thought the name would be appropriate.

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