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Asteroid (3497) Innanen

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Named in honour of the Finnish-Canadian astronomer Kimmo Innanen, well-known specialist in celestial mechanics and galactic dynamics. With Seppo Mikkola he predicted the existence of "Mars Trojans", the first of which was recently discovered.

Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid 

Reference: MPC 18451

Name: 
Innanen
Number: 
3497
Designation: 
1941 HJ
Disc. Date: 
1941-04-19
Discoverer: 
Oterma, L.
Disc. Place: 
Turku