992 Swasey

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992 Swasey
Discovery
Discovered by O. Struve
Discovery site Williams Bay
Discovery date 14 November 1922
Designations
1922 ND
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 31 July 2016 (JD 2457600.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 93.41 yr (34118 days)
Aphelion 3.2866 AU (491.67 Gm)
Perihelion 2.7715 AU (414.61 Gm)
3.0291 AU (453.15 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.085029
5.27 yr (1925.6 d)
133.184°
0° 11m 13.056s / day
Inclination 10.843°
212.248°
345.294°
Earth MOID 1.76972 AU (264.746 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 1.68642 AU (252.285 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.211
Physical characteristics
Mean radius
13.665±0.7 km
13.308 h (0.5545 d)
0.1132±0.013
10.5

992 Swasey is an asteroid, a minor planet orbiting the Sun. It was discovered by Otto Struve in 1922 at the Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, Wisconsin, United States. It is named after Ambrose Swasey of the Warner & Swasey Company, which built the 82-inch telescope named after Struve at McDonald Observatory.[2]

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