10974 Carolalbert

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10974 Carolalbert
Discovery
Discovered by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on plates taken by T. Gehrels
Discovery site Palomar
Discovery date 29 September 1973
Designations
MPC designation (10974) Carolalbert
2225 T-2
Orbital characteristics[1]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 15447 days (42.29 yr)
Aphelion 2.7822991 AU (416.22602 Gm)
Perihelion 2.1366755 AU (319.64211 Gm)
2.459487 AU (367.9340 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.1312517
3.86 yr (1408.9 d)
133.29342°
0° 15m 19.898s / day
Inclination 2.161930°
16.19395°
201.89655°
Physical characteristics
14.6

10974 Carolalbert (2225 T-2) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on September 29, 1973, by C. J. van Houten and I. van Houten-Groeneveld on plates taken at Palomar by T. Gehrels. It was named for Carol (Handahl) and Albert O. Grender, the aunt and uncle of D. W. E. Green, an astronomer who assisted in identification of the asteroid.[1]

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