3691 Bede

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3691 Bede
Discovery[1] and designation
Discovered by L. E. Gonzalez
Discovery site Cerro El Roble
Discovery date March 29, 1982
Designations
MPC designation 1982 FT
Named after
Bede
MPO 337281
Orbital characteristics[2]
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.278031110821151
Perihelion 1.270395965061546
Eccentricity .2839667053067306
863.1917084703541
3.203137284884232
Inclination 20.36892910677933
348.84138631079
234.8085062085699
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 4.3 km (assumed)[2]
226.8 hr[2]
0.15 (assumed)[2]
14.9[2]

3691 Bede (or 1982 FT) is an Amor asteroid discovered on March 29, 1982 by L. E. Gonzalez at Cerro El Roble.

Based on lightcurve studies, Bede has a rotation period of 226.8 hours, but this figure is based on less than full coverage, so that the period may be wrong by 30 percent or so.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "(3691) Bede = 1982 FT". Minor Planet Center. Retrieved 2015-06-04. 
  2. ^ a b c d e f "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 3691 Bede (1982 FT)" (2012-01-25 last obs). Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 2012-01-28. 

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