2328 Robeson

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2328 Robeson
Discovery [1]
Discovered by T. Smirnova
Discovery site CrAO (Nauchnyj)
Discovery date 19 April 1972
Designations
MPC designation 2328 Robeson
Named after
Paul Robeson[2]
1972 HW
main-belt
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 43.29 yr (15813 days)
Aphelion 2.6821 AU (401.24 Gm)
Perihelion 2.0005 AU (299.27 Gm)
2.3413 AU (350.25 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.14556
3.58 yr (1308.5 d)
121.18°
0° 16m 30.432s / day
Inclination 10.016°
182.20°
340.77°
Earth MOID 1.01024 AU (151.130 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.30238 AU (344.431 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.529
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 11.8 km
Mean radius
5.9 km
18.632 h (0.7763 d)
0.1281 ± 0.038
C (SMASSII)
12.9

2328 Robeson, provisionally designated 1972 HW, is a main-belt asteroid orbiting the Sun within 3.58 years at an average distance of 2.34 AU.

It was discovered by Tamara Smirnova at the Crimean Astrophysical Observatory on April 19, 1972,[1] and named in memory of the American singer and actor Paul Robeson (1898–1976).[2]

The C-type asteroid has an diameter of 11.8 kilometers, an albedo of 0.13, and an absolute magnitude of 12.5.[1] Its average speed is 19.46 km/s.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 2328 Robeson (1972 HW)" (2015-08-05 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 15 April 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (2328) Robeson". Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 2007. p. 190. Retrieved October 2015. 

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