Asclepius (minor planet 4581)
A small asteroid of the Apollo group that can approach Earth's orbit to within 600,000 km. Asclepius was discovered in 1989 by the American astronomers Henry Holt (1929–) and Norman Thomas (1930–).
Related category• NOTABLE ASTEROIDS, CENTAURS, AND KUIPER BELT OBJECTS
Home • About • Copyright © The Worlds of David Darling • Encyclopedia of Alternative Energy • Contact