2608 Seneca

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2608 Seneca
Discovery[1] and designation
Discovered by H.-E. Schuster
Discovery site La Silla
Discovery date February 17, 1978
Designations
MPC designation 1978 DA
Named after
Seneca the Younger
MPO 181515
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 3.946226945692516
Perihelion 1.060422508136298
Eccentricity .5763943459930696
1446.685773341836
233.446225818674
Inclination 14.99227693882204
168.4808177725534
35.66134598506379
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 0.9 km[2]
0.21
17.52

2608 Seneca (or 1978 DA) is an Amor asteroid discovered on February 17, 1978 by H.-E. Schuster at La Silla.

On 2062-Mar-22 it will pass 0.254 AU (38,000,000 km; 23,600,000 mi) from the Earth.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "(2608) Seneca = 1978 DA". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2015-06-04. 
  2. ^ a b c "JPL Close-Approach Data: 2608 Seneca (1978 DA)" (2010-08-19 last obs). Retrieved 2012-03-24.