3047 Goethe

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Goethe
Orbit of 3047 Goethe.gif
Orbit of 3047 Goethe
Discovery
Discovered by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar Observatory
Discovery date 24 September 1960
Designations
MPC designation (3047) Goethe
Named after
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
6091 P-L
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 20019 days (54.81 yr)
Aphelion 2.7158966 AU (406.29235 Gm)
Perihelion 2.5697125 AU (384.42352 Gm)
2.6428045 AU (395.35793 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.0276570
4.30 yr (1569.3 d)
278.62922°
0° 13m 45.865s / day
Inclination 1.610589°
317.28049°
79.13080°
Earth MOID 1.57425 AU (235.504 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.38466 AU (356.740 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.393
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 12.12 km[2][a]
12.8

3047 Goethe (6091 P-L) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 24, 1960 by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels at Palomar Observatory. The asteroid will pass 7,440,000 km (0.0497 AU) from the much larger 29 Amphitrite on May 1, 2156 at a relative velocity of 1.6579 km/s.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Assuming an albedo of 0.1

References[edit]

  1. ^ "3047 Goethe (6091 P-L)". JPL Small-Body Database. NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 14 April 2016. 
  2. ^ "Conversion of Absolute Magnitude to Diameter for Minor Planets". Sephen F. Austin State University. Dan Burton. Archived from the original on 23 July 2011. Retrieved 26 November 2013. 

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