22838 Darcyhampton

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Darcyhampton
Discovery and designation
Discovered by Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team
Discovery site Socorro
Discovery date September 7, 1999
Designations
MPC designation 22838
1999 RF91
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.9931813
Perihelion 2.5722059
Eccentricity 0.0756417
1695.4950273
280.34856
Inclination 4.88207
156.88938
239.87458
Physical characteristics
14.9

22838 Darcyhampton (1999 RF91) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 7, 1999 by the Lincoln Laboratory Near-Earth Asteroid Research Team at Socorro.

References[edit]

http://www.ll.mit.edu/outreach/2006honorees.html#D 22838) Darcyhampton Discovered 1999 Sept. 7 by MIT Lincoln Laboratory's Near-Earth Asteroid Research program.

It was named after Darcy Hampton, a recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for mentoring a finalist in the 2006 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC), a middle school science competition. She teaches at the Alice Deal Middle School, Washington, District of Columbia.

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