19139 Apian

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Apian
Discovery
Discovered by F. Borngen
Discovery site Tautenburg
Discovery date 6 April 1989
Designations
MPC designation (19139) Apian
Named after
Petrus Apianus
1989 GJ8, 1999 XP18
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 9715 days (26.60 yr)
Aphelion 2.7838253 AU (416.45434 Gm)
Perihelion 2.3841428 AU (356.66269 Gm)
2.583984 AU (386.5585 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0773384
4.15 yr (1517.2 d)
322.4751°
0° 14m 14.224s / day
Inclination 8.023395°
48.22416°
336.86331°
Earth MOID 1.38948 AU (207.863 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.57612 AU (385.382 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.405
Physical characteristics
13.5

19139 Apian is a main-belt asteroid discovered on April 6, 1989, by F. Borngen at the astronomical observatory of the Thuringian State Observatory Tautenburg, Germany.

Apian is named after the German humanist Peter Apian. The name applies as official international standard and is registered at the International Astronomical Union (IAU).

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