68109 Naomipasachoff

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Naomipasachoff
Discovery
Discovery date 17 December 2000
Designations
MPC designation (68109) Naomipasachoff
2000 YH135
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 6482 days (17.75 yr)
Aphelion 2.7247986 AU (407.62407 Gm)
Perihelion 2.2169371 AU (331.64907 Gm)
2.4708678 AU (369.63656 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1027699
3.88 yr (1418.6 d)
86.033978°
0.25376387°/day
Inclination 8.7284008°
119.05850°
171.22168°
Earth MOID 1.19939 AU (179.426 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.42698 AU (363.071 Gm)
Physical characteristics
15.0

68109 Naomipasachoff (2000 YH135) is a main-belt asteroid.

Named after Dr. Naomi Pasachoff by the discoverer, Edward L. G. Bowell, on Dec. 17, 2000 at the Lowell Observatory, Anderson Mesa station, as part of the Near-Earth Object Search.

Namesake[edit]

Naomi Pasachoff (b. 1947) has written scientific biographies of Marie Curie, Alexander Graham Bell, Niels Bohr, Isaac Newton, Albert Einstein, Linus Pauling, and others. She has viewed more than 20 solar eclipses, and continues to work on bringing scientific appreciation to the public.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "JPL Small-Body Database Browser: 68109 Naomipasachoff (2000 YH135)". Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Retrieved 25 March 2016. 

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