2959 Scholl

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2959 Scholl
Discovery [1]
Discovered by E. Bowell
Discovery site Anderson Mesa Station
Discovery date 4 September 1983
Designations
MPC designation 2959 Scholl
Named after
Hans Scholl[2]
1983 RE2 · 1968 UB3
1977 UK · 1978 EY1
main-belt (outer)
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 47.39 yr (17310 days)
Aphelion 5.0303 AU (752.52 Gm)
Perihelion 2.8584 AU (427.61 Gm)
3.9444 AU (590.07 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.27532
7.83 yr (2861.3 d)
4.2993°
0° 7m 32.952s / day
Inclination 5.2334°
121.24°
285.03°
Earth MOID 1.87286 AU (280.176 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 0.52004 AU (77.797 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 2.986
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 34.11 km
Mean radius
17.055 ± 0.95 km
16 h (0.67 d)
0.0503 ± 0.006
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2959 Scholl, provisional designation 1983 RE2, is an asteroid of the outer main-belt, named after German astronomer Hans Scholl.[2] It was discovered on September 4, 1983 by E. Bowell of the Lowell Observatory at Anderson Mesa Station (Flagstaff AM) in Arizona, United States.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 2959 Scholl (1983 RE2)" (2015-08-21 last obs.). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 15 April 2016. 
  2. ^ a b "Dictionary of Minor Planet Names – (2959) Scholl". Springer Berlin Heidelberg. 2007. pp. 243–244. Retrieved October 2015. 

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