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Jackierobinson
Discovery
Discovered by Schelte J. Bus
Discovery site Siding Spring Observatory
Discovery date March 1, 1981
Designations
MPC designation 4319
Named after
Jackie Robinson
1981 ER14
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion 2.8609684
Perihelion 1.8194878
Eccentricity 0.2225169
1307.6325422
111.54369
Inclination 9.09728
325.18168
340.06319
Physical characteristics
13.8

4319 Jackierobinson (1981 ER14) is a main-belt asteroid discovered on March 1, 1981 by Schelte J. Bus at Siding Spring Observatory. It was found during the U.K. Schmidt-Caltech Asteroid Survey. It was named after Jackie Robinson, the first African-American major league baseball player of the modern era.

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