(23469) Neilpeart

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(23469) Neilpeart
Properties of the orbit ( animation )
Epoch:  September 30, 2012 ( JD 2,456,200.5)
Orbit type Main belt asteroid
Asteroid family Eunomia family
Major semi-axis 2.6679  AU
eccentricity 0.1981
Perihelion - aphelion 2.1394 AU - 3.1943 AU
Inclination of the orbit plane 11.1209 °
Sidereal period 4.36 a
Physical Properties
Absolute brightness 13.3 mag
Explorer Brian P. Roman
Date of discovery September 22, 1990
Another name 1990 SY 3
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(23469) Neilpeart is an asteroid of the main belt , which on 22 September 1990 by the American astronomer Brian P. Roman at Palomar Observatory ( IAU code 675) in California was discovered.

The asteroid is named after the Canadian lyricist and drummer Neil Peart (1952-2020), who played for the rock band Rush from 1974 and has received numerous awards for his lyrics.

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