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This asteroid is named for the Dutch astronomer Jacobus Kapteyn.

818 Kapteynia

Name Kapteynia
Designation 1916 YZ
Discoverer Max Wolf
Discovery date February 21, 1916
Discovery site Heidelberg
Orbital elements
Epoch August 18, 2005 (JDCT 2453600.5)
Eccentricity (e) 0.098
Semimajor axis (a) 3.167 AU
Perihelion (q) 2.857 AU
Aphelion (Q) 3.477 AU
Orbital period (P) 5.637 a
Inclination (i) 15.680°
Longitude of the ascending node (Ω) 71.032°
Argument of Perihelion (ω) 295.591°
Mean anomaly (M) 56.643°

818 Kapteynia is a minor planet orbiting the Sun.

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