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is an asteroid
Asteroids are a class of small Solar System bodies in orbit around the Sun. They have also been called planetoids, especially the larger ones...
named after Croatia
Croatia , officially the Republic of Croatia , is a unitary democratic parliamentary republic in Europe at the crossroads of the Mitteleuropa, the Balkans, and the Mediterranean. Its capital and largest city is Zagreb. The country is divided into 20 counties and the city of Zagreb. Croatia covers ...
n scientist Andrija Mohorovičić
Andrija Mohorovičić was a Croatian meteorologist and seismologist. He is best known for the eponymous Mohorovičić discontinuity and is considered a founder of modern seismology.-Early years:...
Its orbital period
The orbital period is the time taken for a given object to make one complete orbit about another object.When mentioned without further qualification in astronomy this refers to the sidereal period of an astronomical object, which is calculated with respect to the stars.There are several kinds of...
is 5 years and 38 days. It was discovered on December 5, 1996 from Farra d'Isonzo
Farra d'Isonzo is an Italian comune in the region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in the province of Gorizia.- History :The name "Farra" is of Lombard origin, and derives from "Fara" which in the Lombard dialect means a stronghold held by individual families or clans...