11754 Herbig

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11754 Herbig
Discovery[1]
Discovered by C. J. van Houten,
I. van Houten-Groeneveld,
T. Gehrels
Discovery date 24 September 1960
Designations
MPC designation (11754) Herbig
Named after
George Herbig
2560 P-L; 1994 QH
Main belt
Orbital characteristics[1][2]
Epoch 13 January 2016 (JD 2457400.5)
Uncertainty parameter 0
Observation arc 20256 days (55.46 yr)
Aphelion 3.06289 AU (458.202 Gm)
Perihelion 2.70771 AU (405.068 Gm)
2.88530 AU (431.635 Gm)
Eccentricity 0.061550
4.90 yr (1790.1 d)
17.52 km/s
140.640°
0° 12m 3.967s / day
Inclination 1.10055°
183.596°
141.034°
Earth MOID 1.6936 AU (253.36 Gm)
Jupiter MOID 2.1304 AU (318.70 Gm)
Jupiter Tisserand parameter 3.290
Physical characteristics
Dimensions 5–12 km [3]
Mass 1.3–18×1014 kg
Mean density
2.0? g/cm³
Equatorial surface gravity
0.0014–0.0034 m/s²
Equatorial escape velocity
0.0026–0.0063 km/s
? d
?
?
0.10?
Temperature ~164 K
?
13.8

11754 Herbig is a tiny Main belt asteroid.

It was discovered on September 24, 1960, at Palomar Observatory by Cornelis Johannes van Houten, Ingrid van Houten-Groeneveld and Tom Gehrels. It is named in honor of U.S. astronomer George Herbig.

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