Lilliputia

(1979 SF2 )
CURRENT POSITION: 6 GEM 56
Incl: 3.31864
Eccent: 0.1713492
Period: 3.5181960578107 years
AU 2.3131296
Type: 0000

Discovery Chart

22.9.1979 22:09 Nauchnyj 34e1 44n32 observations 1

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Named for the land of tiny people in Gulliver’s Travels, a novel by the English satirist and poet Jonathan Swift (1667–1745), this minor planet is one of the smallest discovered at this observatory. (M 9216)

Discovered on 22-9-1979 in Nauchnyj by Chernykh, N. S.

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26-04-1963The shortest woman in the world Madge Bester was born. Asteroid Lilliputia conjunct Mars.
01-01-1969One of the smallest men in the world, actor Verne Troyer was born. Asteroid Lilliputia conjunct Venus.