(3693) Barringer

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(3693) Barringer
Properties of the orbit ( animation )
Epoch:  December 9, 2014 ( JD 2,457,000.5)
Orbit type Main belt asteroid
Major semi-axis 3.1461  AU
eccentricity 0.2045
Perihelion - aphelion 2.5027 AU - 3.7896 AU
Inclination of the orbit plane 14.9208 °
Length of the ascending node 178.8780 °
Argument of the periapsis 184.7609 °
Sidereal period 5.58 a
Mean orbital velocity 16.80 km / s
Physical Properties
Medium diameter 24.74 km (± 2.1)
Albedo 0.0603
Rotation period 6.626 h
Absolute brightness 11.6 mag
Explorer Edward LG Bowell
Date of discovery September 15, 1982
Another name 1982 RU
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(3693) Barringer is a asteroid of the main belt , the American US on 15 September 1982 by the astronomer Edward LG Bowell at the Anderson Mesa Station ( IAU code 688) of the Lowell Observatory in Coconino County was discovered.

The asteroid was named after the American geologist Daniel Barringer (1860–1929), who was the first to prove the existence of a meteor crater on Earth.

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