2181 Fogelin

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Fogelin
Discovery
Discovered by K. Reinmuth
Discovery site Heidelberg
Discovery date 28 December 1942
Designations
MPC designation 2181
1942 YA
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 72.55 yr (26499 days)
Aphelion 2.9000344 AU (433.83897 Gm)
Perihelion 2.2826922 AU (341.48589 Gm)
2.591363 AU (387.6624 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1191153
4.17 yr (1523.7 d)
165.39475°
0° 14m 10.578s / day
Inclination 13.00730°
17.29117°
116.05569°
Earth MOID 1.3275 AU (198.59 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.17284 AU (325.052 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.373
Physical characteristics
14.07 h (0.586 d)
11.9

2181 Fogelin (1942 YA) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on December 28, 1942 by German astronomer K. Reinmuth at Heidelberg. The spectrum of this object shows the signature of mafic minerals. It has not yet been assigned to a taxonomic classification.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2181 Fogelin (1942 YA)". JPL Small-Body Database. Jet Propulsion Laboratory. SPK-ID: 2002181. Retrieved 15 April 2016. 
  2. ^ Birlan, M.; et al. (2004). "Near-IR spectroscopy of asteroids 21 Lutetia, 89 Julia, 140 Siwa, 2181 Fogelin and 5480 (1989YK8), potential targets for the Rosetta mission; remote observations campaign on IRTF". New Astronomy. 9 (5): 343–351. arXiv:astro-ph/0312638Freely accessible. Bibcode:2004NewA....9..343B. doi:10.1016/j.newast.2003.12.005. 

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