|Properties of the orbit ( animation )|
|Orbit type||Middle main belt|
|Major semi-axis||2.995 AU|
|Perihelion - aphelion||1,869 AU - 4,121 AU|
|Inclination of the orbit plane||18.108 °|
|Length of the ascending node||87.29 °|
|Argument of the periapsis||239.951 °|
|Time of passage of the perihelion||November 2, 2016|
|Sidereal period||5.18 a|
|Medium diameter||25.143 ± 0.045 km|
|Albedo||0.045 ± 0.002|
|Rotation period||3.8662 h|
|Absolute brightness||11.8 mag|
|Date of discovery||July 26, 1959|
|Another name||1959 OB ; 1933 MC|
|Source: Unless otherwise stated, the data comes from JPL Small-Body Database Browser . The affiliation to an asteroid family is automatically determined from the AstDyS-2 database . Please also note the note on asteroid items.|
(2183) Neufang ( 1959 OB ; 1933 MC ) is an asteroid of the central main belt , which was discovered by the German astronomer and geophysicist Cuno Hoffmeister on July 26, 1959 at the Boyden Observatory near Bloemfontein ( IAU code 074).
(2183) Neufang was named after Neufang , a district of the city of Sonneberg in Thuringia . In Neufang is the Sonneberg Observatory (IAU code 031), the discoverer lived Cuno Hoffmeister and worked there for decades by having founded the Sonneberg Observatory. The name was suggested by the employees of the Sonneberg observatory.
- (2183) New entry in the database of the "Asteroids - Dynamic Site" (AstDyS-2, English).
- (2183) Neufang in the Small-Body Database of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory .
- Lutz D. Schmadel : Dictionary of Minor Planet Names . Fifth Revised and Enlarged Edition. Ed .: Lutz D. Schmadel. 5th edition. Springer Verlag , Berlin , Heidelberg 2003, ISBN 978-3-540-29925-7 , pp. 177 (English, 992 pp., Link.springer.com [ONLINE; accessed October 25, 2017] Original title: Dictionary of Minor Planet Names . First edition: Springer Verlag, Berlin, Heidelberg 1992): “Named for a village in Thuringia. ”