4319 Jackierobinson

Jackierobinson
Discovery
Discovered bySchelte J. Bus
Discovery siteSiding Spring Observatory
Discovery dateMarch 1, 1981
Designations
MPC designation4319
Named after
Jackie Robinson
1981 ER14
Orbital characteristics
Epoch May 14, 2008
Aphelion2.8609684
Perihelion1.8194878
Eccentricity0.2225169
1307.6325422
111.54369
Inclination9.09728
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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