Toronto

(1963 PD )
CURRENT POSITION: 7 CAN 47
Incl: 18.39732
Eccent: 0.1217513
Period: 5.6836547539527 years
AU 3.1847235
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

15.8.1963 23:05 Tautenburg 11e43 50n59 observations 1

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This minor planet, the first to be found at a Canadian Observatory, is named in honor of the University of Toronto, during whose sesquicentennial celebration it was discovered, to acknowledge the central role played by the university in the development of astronomy in Canada. (M 4645)

This planet was detected at the David Dunlap Observatory on plates taken by S. van den Bergh at the Tautenburg Observatory, East Germany.

Discovered on 15-8-1963 in Tautenburg by Kamper, K. W.

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