2032 Ethel

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Ethel
Discovery
Discovered by Smirnova, T.
Discovery site Nauchnyj
Discovery date 30 July 1970
Designations
MPC designation 2032
Named after
Ethel Lilian Voynich
1970 OH
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 64.05 yr (23395 days)
Aphelion 3.4660781 AU (518.51790 Gm)
Perihelion 2.6701665 AU (399.45122 Gm)
3.068122 AU (458.9845 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1297066
5.37 yr (1962.9 d)
160.7657°
0° 11m 0.234s / day
Inclination 1.514268°
30.11219°
295.32479°
Earth MOID 1.65673 AU (247.843 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.84165 AU (275.507 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.218
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
18.155 ± 0.9 km
0.0233 ± 0.003
11.4

2032 Ethel (1970 OH) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on July 30, 1970 by Tamara Smirnova at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory.[1] It is named after Irish author Ethel Lilian Voynich.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2032 Ethel (1970 OH)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 17 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Schmadel, Lutz D. (2003). Dictionary of Minor Planet Names (5th ed.). New York: Springer Verlag. p. 165. ISBN 3-540-00238-3. 

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